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Cauliflower Fried Rice

A different take on fried rice - a vegan dish that uses cauliflower instead of rice.  Could be a main course or a side dish.

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes

Serves: 4 as main course (or 6-8 as side dish)


  • 1 medium head of cauliflower

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, diced

  • 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced

  • 1 capsicum, diced

  • 1 courgette (zucchini), diced

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • handful cashew nuts


  • Cut the cauliflower into large chunks and pulse in a food processor until it resembles rice.

  • Heat oil in large frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for a couple of minutes, until softened.

  • Add garlic and cook for another minute.

  • Turn up the heat and add cauliflower, capsicum, courgette and soy sauce. Cook, stirring frequently for about 5 minutes.

  • Top with the cashew nuts

Nutrition (per serve):

Calories 162; Fat 10 g, Sat. Fat 1.6 g, Carbs 16 g, Sugar 1 g, Fiber 4.5 g, Protein 6 g

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