Saffron "Rice" Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Saffron "Rice" which belongs to the Sides recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. head cauliflower
  2. 1 teaspoon saffron threads
  3. cup (60 ml) water
  4. medium onion, chopped
  5. 1 teaspoon minced garlic or 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  6. 2 tablespoons (28 g) butter
  7. 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  8. cup (30 g) chopped toasted almonds

Cooking Instructions

Run the cauliflower through the food processor using the shredding blade.

Put the cauliflower in a microwaveable casserole dish, add a couple of tablespoons (30 ml) of water, cover, and microwave on high for 7 minutes.

Start soaking the saffron threads in the water.

While that's happening, saute the onion and garlic in the butter over medium heat in a large, heavy skillet.

When the cauliflower is done, remove it from the microwave, drain it, and add it to the skillet.

Pour in the water and saffron and stir in the chicken bouillon granules.

Let the whole thing cook together for a minute or two while you chop the almonds.

Stir the almonds into the "rice" and serve.

Serving Yield

5 servings of brilliantly yellow "rice"

Nutrition Information

Each with 4 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 3 grams of usable carbs and 2 grams of protein.