Paleo Turmeric Cauliflower “Rice” Recipe [Keto, AIP]

Paleo Turmeric Cauliflower “Rice” Recipe [Keto, AIP]

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You probably already know just how amazing turmeric can be for you (if you don’t know, then don’t worry, I’ll explain why it’s good below).

So why not making this gorgeous turmeric cauliflower rice recipe to add more turmeric into your diet.

What’s so great about turmeric?

Turmeric is a yellow root that’s a bit smaller than ginger. It can be used to create turmeric powder, which is one of the main spices in curry powder (it’s also what makes curry powder so yellow).

Turmeric has been used in many cuisines to flavor and color food. But in recent times, studies have shown that turmeric contains a very powerful substance called curcumin.

Studies have linked curcumin to lowering the risk of heart disease, to treating osteoarthritis, decreasing inflammation, and more.

It’s why there are so many turmeric and curcumin supplements out there today.

What is cauliflower rice?

Cauliflower is an amazingly versatile vegetable. And it can be used to create a “rice”-like dish that will:

Look similar to white rice,

Have a texture similar to white rice, and

Be able to soak up other flavors like white rice is able to.

In fact, cauliflower rice is so similar to white rice that it often fools unsuspecting people into thinking they’re eating white rice!

What is turmeric cauliflower rice?

Turmeric cauliflower rice is just cauliflower rice flavored and naturally colored with turmeric powder.

It’s easy to make and will impress anyone you’re cooking for! I always get a lot of “ooohhhhs” and “wows” when I serve this dish.

What should you eat Paleo turmeric cauliflower rice with?

You can enjoy a ton of different recipes with turmeric cauliflower rice. Here are a few ideas:

Curries like this Paleo coconut chicken curry or Paleo beef curry recipe.

Asian stir-fries like this Paleo orange chicken stir fry or chicken and peppers.

Stews like this Paleo beef bacon bourguignon.

How to make Paleo turmeric cauliflower rice?

It’s easy to make turmeric cauliflower rice.

Food process the cauliflower florets to form rice-like particles. Saute in coconut oil and add turmeric powder and salt to taste.

If you’re not on AIP (autoimmune protocol), then also add in a dash of black pepper. This helps you be able to use all the good stuff in turmeric better.

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Author: Louise Hendon

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (omit for AIP)
Read the whole recipe on Ancestral Chef