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Easy Cauliflower Rice Paella
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins

Cauliflower Rice Paella (Mexican Style) is a tasty one-dish meal that has al fresco Mexican Style Chicken Sausage, frozen shrimp, cauliflower rice and other real food ingredients.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 219 kcal
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cups cauliflower rice (either frozen, or fresh cut into rice)
  • 1 medium onion , diced
  • 1 large orange bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic , diced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes , undrained
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 2 links Mild Mexican Style Chicken Sausage
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3 cups frozen shrimp
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  1. Place paella pan or large flat-bottomed pan with olive oil over medium heat. Add cauliflower rice and cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes. Add onion, pepper and garlic and continue to cook for 2 minutes.

  2. Add tomatoes, bay leaves and other spices, sausage, tomato paste and broth and stir to combine. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Simmer 15 minutes.

  3. Remove lid and fold in peas and remaining 1 cup of cauliflower rice. Place frozen shrimp on top of the paella mixture, cover and steam for another 10 minutes. Remove lid, check for doneness and when done, turn off heat. Remove bay leaves and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Easy Cauliflower Rice Paella
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 181mg60%
Sodium 870mg38%
Potassium 634mg18%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 1326IU27%
Vitamin C 96mg116%
Calcium 151mg15%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.