Cauliflower and Broccoli Rice

It can always be quite challenging to think of alternatives to rice or pasta, especially when you are having a meal that is quite saucy and want something to absorb that yummy sauce. In steps your Cauliflower and broccoli rice.... You can do a combination of these vegetables or you can even do them separately. It will take no longer than 10 minutes to prepare and is an awesome way of adding more vegetables to you meal. There's even a Facebook Live video of me preparing it you can see here


½ head cauliflower, cut into florets
1 head broccoli, cut into florets
4 spring onion, sliced thinly
2 cups silverbeet, finely shredded
Seasoning as you like – salt, pepper, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, fresh herbs or Sahara Mingle seasoning


Place cauliflower and broccoli florets into high speed blender for 3-5 seconds until it resembles rice. Set aside.

Heat a fry pan on the stove and add 1 tablespoon of water. Once the water has heated, add the spring onion and sauté’ for 3-4 minutes. Add the silverbeet and stir until it has wilted slighted. Add the ‘rice’ and seasoning. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally so that the rice does not stick to the pan.

Serves 4


Keren is the founder of Vital Assurance, and hopes to bring to you her passion for healthy eating and living.