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Cauliflower Rice with Feta and Mushrooms

A quick, healthy and flavorful dish made with cauliflower rice, feta, mushrooms and thyme.

Course Side Dish, vegetable
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 cups
134 kcal
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups cremini mushrooms sliced or quartered
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 4 cups cauliflower rice fresh or frozen (does not need to be thawed if frozen)
  • 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock low sodium
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black ground pepper

Instructions

  1. In large skillet heat olive oil.
  2. Add mushrooms and onion, sauté until onions are translucent. About 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, cauliflower rice, salt and pepper.
  4. Saute until cauliflower is slightly tender. About 5 minutes.
  5. Add stock and thyme.
  6. Continue to cook until cauliflower rice is fully tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed. About 5 minutes.
  7. Add feta and taste. More salt? pepper? thyme?.
  8. Garnish with additional thyme and a bit more feta if desired.

Recipe Notes

NOTES:
2 WW Freestyle points for a heaping cup.
If you are Paleo, Whole30 or on any other eating program that restricts dairy, simply omit  the feta.   The flavor is still fabulous!
Fresh or frozen (unthawed or thawed) works, just increase the cooking time a bit if working with frozen.
Add more veggies!  Carrots, broccoli, leeks are a few that come to mind.

Nutrition Facts
Cauliflower Rice with Feta and Mushrooms
Amount Per Serving (6 g)
Calories 134 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 490mg20%
Potassium 738mg21%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Vitamin C 80.8mg98%
Calcium 101mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.