Carbs for some people no good. For some of us we can polish off a whole plate of rice when it is presented to us. So an an effort to cut calories, I picked up this bag to see if it was any good and if it can replace rice in a dish. For only 25 calories per serving and $2.49, it was worth a try.
In the refrigerated section:
What do you do with this? Unlike so many of my other posts you’ll have to do a little bit of actual cooking (but not much).
How much “rice” is in this bag? Enough to fill a 12″ skillet.
Sautee this with a couple tablespoons of olive oil, perhaps some shallots or onions, wait for it to soften (about 5-6 minutes) and serve. You’ll want to test to make sure there are no crunchy pieces.
So what did I think of it? It was good, but I’m not sure I’m willing to give up rice completely. I served it with some Trader Joe’s Palak Paneer. I found this rice to be much more filling that traditional rice. The taste was good and close to rice like. I also didn’t feel as sleepy as I would after polishing off an entire bowl of rice. So if you are looking to cut calories this maybe a good starting point. There is also a time saving factor here. You could make this yourself by putting cauliflower into a food processor yourself, but for $2.49 for a pound of already riced food, why deal with the mess?
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