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Cilantro Lime Pesto Cauliflower Rice

Want to spice up your keto taco night? Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice is the zesty, super quick, side dish that will bring the "kick" back to your low carb table! Make this a complete meal by adding in your favorite steak, chicken or pork and make yourself a fiesta bowl! With it's nutty pesto sauce and the refreshing flavor of cilantro... you'll wish taco night was every night!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cauliflower recipe, easy, gluten free, low carb side dish, recipe for cilantro lime rice
Servings: 4
Calories: 122kcal


  • Mini Food Processor



Making the Cilantro Pesto:

  • Combine the cilantro, salt, sliced almonds and avocado oil in a mini food processor.
  • Pulse until all combined.

Cauliflower Rice:

  • Steam the frozen cauliflower rice per the package instructions.
  • Combine the steamed cauliflower rice pesto in a medium bowl and mix well.
  • Season with lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste.


  • Use my tutorial for fresh cauliflower rice here.


Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g