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Cauliflower Dirty Rice Recipe

Cauliflower Dirty Rice is a twist on a Creole classic recipe that is made with ground sausage, Cajun seasonings, celery, bell pepper, onion, and riced cauliflower.

Course Dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, Cajun
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 353 kcal


  • ½ lb. ground turkey 93/7
  • ½ lb. ground sausage mild
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion small, finely diced
  • 1 green bell pepper finely diced
  • 2 stalks celery finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tsp. blackened seasoning or Cajun seasoning
  • 16 oz. cauliflower rice
  • ¾ tsp. salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes optional
  • Fresh parsley optional


  1. Sauté ground turkey and sausage in a large skillet over medium heat for 6-7 minutes, or until cooked through. Crumble meat using a potato masher or fork. Remove ground meat from the skillet and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

  2. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to the skillet with onion, bell pepper, and celery. Sauté over medium heat for 5-6 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Add crushed garlic and continue sautéing for 1 minute.

  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and add remaining oil, riced cauliflower, seasoning, salt, red pepper flakes, and meat. Stir until well incorporated, cover skillet, and cook for 7-8 minutes, or until rice is tender.

  4. Serve cauliflower dirty rice with chopped parsley and additional red pepper flakes. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Cauliflower Dirty Rice Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 353 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 1461mg64%
Potassium 800mg23%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 350IU7%
Vitamin C 82.3mg100%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.