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Cauliflower Risotto Recipe

Our cauliflower risotto recipe makes a great gluten-free alternative to regular risotto. It calls for simple ingredients and can be ready in just 25 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cauliflower risotto, cauliflower risotto recipe, how to make cauliflower risotto
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 169kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 18 oz cauliflower chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp garlic chopped
  • 2 oz onion chopped
  • 6 oz crimini mushrooms sliced
  • 2 tsp white wine
  • 2 oz green peas
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 2 1/2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 0.25 oz shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup unsalted chicken broth
  • 4 fl oz milk
  • 1 tsp traditional Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Heat 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil over a medium heat. Add 2 tsp garlic, 2 oz onion, and 6 oz crimini mushrooms and cook for about 4 minutes.
    step 1: Brown the mushrooms and onion.
  • Pour the 2 tsp white wine into the pan and stir often until there is no liquid remaining.
    step 2: Pour the white wine into the pan
  • Add 18 oz cauliflower and 2 oz green peas to the pan. Stir occasionally for another 2 minutes.
    step 3: Add the cauliflower rice and green peas.
  • Add 1 tsp thyme, 2 1/2 tbsp heavy cream, 0.25 oz parmesan cheese, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp ground pepper, 1/4 cup unsalted chicken broth, 4 fl oz milk, and 1 tsp Dijon mustard to the pan. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
    step 4: Add the cream and season the mixture. Simmer.
  • Garnish with 1 tbsp chopped parsley.
    step 5: Garnish with parsley.
  • Transfer the food to serving bowls. Serve warm.
    step 6: serve

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 688mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 455IU | Vitamin C: 68mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 1mg