12 April, 2022
Cauliflower Rice with Smoked Bacon and Cheddar CheesePosted in : American, Brunch or Lunch, Pork, Side Dish on by : Cook Plate Fork Tags: Bacon, Cauliflower, cauliflower rice, cheddar cauliflower rice, Rice
A side dish of rice just got a whole lot healthier, yet still just as tasty.
It’s low-carb, and trust us when we say, you won’t miss the alternative.
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You can eat it plain, stir-fry with it or like we did, turn it into a main meal by adding smoked bacon and melted cheddar cheese.
What is it? It’s, Cauliflower Rice, yes and it is cooked with Smoked Bacon and Cheddar Cheese.
Did we say this dish is low-carb, keto-friendly and deliciously yummy.
Cauliflower Rice with Smoked Bacon and Cheddar Cheese
1 1/2 pounds cauliflower, cut into florets
1 large orange carrot, diced
1 large stalk celery, diced
5-6 strips thick cut, smoked bacon, cooked and chopped
1 1/2 cup cheddar cheshredded
Cut cauliflower, stems and all into florets. Dice carrots and celery.
Working in batches process prepared vegetables in a food processor until it resembles rice (you don’t want to crowd the food processor). Set a side.
Fry bacon in a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Fry until just crisp. Do not over cook. Remove from heat to a paper towel lined plate. Set aside.
Remove all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon fat from the skillet and increase the heat to medium-high.
Add cauliflower rice and fry for approximately 3 minutes, or just until vegetable rice begins to soften.
Chop or crumble bacon and add to skillet and mix in. Remove skillet from heat.
Top cauliflower bacon mix with cheddar cheese.
Place skillet under broiler on high for about 4-5 minutes or until cheese melts and starts to shimmer. Remove from under broiler.
Plate and top with sour cream, green onions and cilantro.
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