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Paleo Spanish Rice
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We have Mexican nights every couple of weeks and I marinated some flank steak and prepared all of the fixings (avocado, salsa, shredded lettuce) and wanted to make some Paleo Spanish Rice. We really enjoyed this and I never told the family it was cauliflower until the bowl was empty! Love paleo recipes!!

***How to rice cauliflower: Cut the head of cauliflower in 1/2 (put 1/2 away). Then cut in half again and cut out the core. You can then either feed florets through the shredder attachment to your food processor, or use a box grater to achieve a rice-like consistency.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 head cauliflower, 2 cups
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (can use up to 1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 small yellow onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup>
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 (15 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried Simply Orgnaic oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Using one of your methods – rice cauliflower and set aside in a bowl.
  2. In a medium pot over medium heat add olive oil. Add in onions and sauté for 5 minutes. Add in garlic and let for 30 seconds then add cauliflower rice. Stir around gently using a wooden spoon.
  3. Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add tomato. tomato paste, oregano, and salt.
  4. Cover and lower heat and cook 10-15 minutes.
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  1. Hi,I just discovered your blog and am finidng it very helpful! My husband and I have been doing paleo for about 3 months, but never really knew it until recently. We discovered that the way we had been eating had a name, paleo! Anyhow, so far we are doing an okay job. My husband is like 85-90% paleo and I would say I’m about 75%. I have a 2 month old daughter and am hesitant to change my lifestyle completely bc I’m breast feeding. Breast feeding has been going really well thankfully and I just don’t want anything to change that. Any suggestions? Or knowledge on this?

    Comment by Aldair on April 18, 2014 at 7:57 am

  2. Aldair, I am not a nutritionist but my recommendation is a paleo diet would be great for your daughter but be sure to include fiber in your and her diet. I would suggest paleo with a mediterranean flair would be a great method for healthy eating. Let me know how you make out! Cindy xo

    Comment by Cindy on May 4, 2014 at 12:28 pm

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