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Thai-Style Beef Cauliflower Rice

A Thai-inspired twist on cauliflower fried rice is ready in 25 minutes for an easy weeknight meal. Top with fresh cilantro and peanuts for added flavor. Serve alongside a simple ginger salad, homemade spring rolls or steamed edamame for a restaurant feel without the bill.

Recipe and photography by Aggie of Aggie’s Kitchen.

Thai-Style Beef Cauliflower Rice

Thai-Style Beef Cauliflower Rice

Thai-inspired twist on cauliflower fried rice is ready in 25 minutes for an easy weeknight meal. Top with fresh cilantro and crunch peanuts for add flavor. Serve alongside a simple ginger salad, homemade spring rolls or steamed edamame for a restaurant feel without the bill.

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 (16 oz.) package Eat Smart® TimeSavors™ Cauliflower Fried Rice
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup peanuts, roughly chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add the ground beef and cook 6 minutes, or until browned and cooked through Remove ground beef from pan and set aside in small bowl. Wipe out extra grease from skillet with paper towel, leaving a little left behind to cook cauliflower fried rice.
  2. Add cauliflower rice and pepper strips to pan and increase heat to medium-high heat. Cook vegetables, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes. While vegetables are cooking, whisk egg in small bowl.
  3. Pour half of sauce packet from kit over vegetables and stir. Make a well in the middle of vegetables by pushing cauliflower rice to edges of pan. Pour egg in center of pan and gently stir 1 minute, or until cooked through. Stir egg into cauliflower rice and peppers.
  4. Add ground beef back into pan and stir. Add remaining sauce to beef and vegetable mixture and combine. Squeeze juice from half of one lime over beef and vegetable mixture, season well with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve in bowls with additional lime wedges, chopped green onion, cilantro and peanuts as topping.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 320Total Fat: 10gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 395mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 6gSugar: 8gProtein: 30g

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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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