Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice

This Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice recipe has everything you love about your favorite Meditteranean side dishes in every bite!


  • 1 large head of cauliflower, riced or
  • 6 cups riced cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lemon, divided for zest, juice and serving
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 English cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese


  1. If using a head of cauliflower, rice it first.
  2. Heat up a large skillet to medium heat, once hot, heat up the oil. Add the chopped onion and sauté for 3 minutes, until softened, then add garlic and sauté for 2 more minutes.
  3. To the skillet, add the cauliflower rice and stir to combine with the veggies. Add the oregano, cumin, salt and pepper, and zest of one lemon, and stir to combine the seasoning with the cauliflower rice while it cooks. Continue stirring while the cauliflower rice cooks down for an additional 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Turn off the heat and squeeze half of the lemon into the rice and the kalamata olives and mix to incorporate it into the cauliflower rice.
  5. Serve hot garnished with cherry tomatoes, English cucumber, and feta cheese.



If using frozen cauliflower rice, thaw it first and ring out some of the water with a kitchen towel.