Recipe: Cauliflower Rice

From Ann Hodgman, author of "Vegan Food for the Rest of Us":  

"Cauliflower rice is so easy I'm embarrassed to give you a recipe, but CBS says I have to, so..."

  
Cauliflower Rice

Ingredients:

1 large head cauliflower, broken into 1-inch florets

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Directions:

Depending on the size of your food processor, you may need to work in 3 or 4 batches. All you do is pulse them in the food processor until you have what looks like small-grained rice or couscous.

Now that you have cauliflower rice, heat a large skillet and add 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (not olive).

When the oil shimmers, dump in the cauliflower and 1 teaspoon salt. Stir-fry over medium heat for about 5 minutes, or until there's no more liquid in the skillet.

There you go! You can substitute this for real rice pretty much anywhere except in dessert recipes.

  
From "Vegan Food for the Rest of Us" by Ann Hodgman. Copyright © 2017 by Ann Hodgman. Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

        
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