This vegetarian faux fried rice uses riced cauliflower in place of white or brown rice to pack in extra veggies and cut down on carbs. Chile-garlic sauce pumps up the heat, and fresh ginger adds a bright, warm bite. If you don't like the heat of the chile-garlic sauce, leave it out and add a bit more tamari or soy sauce for a rich, fermented tang. Source: EatingWell.com, June 2018

Hilary Meyer
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add eggs and cook, tilting the pan and lifting the edges with a spatula to let the uncooked egg flow underneath, until almost set on the bottom, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Flip and continue cooking until set completely, about 30 seconds more. Transfer to a cutting board and slice into bite-size strips.

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  • Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in the pan over medium-high heat. Add cauliflower rice, bell pepper, scallion whites and ginger. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the cauliflower is soft and beginning to brown, about 5 minutes. Add chile-garlic sauce, soy sauce (or tamari), peanuts and the eggs. Stir until combined and heated through, about 30 seconds. Garnish each serving with scallion greens.

Tips

Tip: Look for prepared cauliflower rice (or cauliflower crumbles) with other prepared vegetables in some supermarkets. To make your own, place cauliflower florets in a food processor and pulse until broken down into rice-size granules. One 2-pound head of cauliflower yields about 4 cups of cauliflower rice.

Nutrition Facts

291 calories; 20.7 g total fat; 4.1 g saturated fat; 186 mg cholesterol; 441 mg sodium. 274 mg potassium; 12.5 g carbohydrates; 4.4 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 13.5 g protein; 1276 IU vitamin a iu; 81 mg vitamin c; 60 mcg folate; 66 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 44 mg magnesium;