Cauliflower Rice Balls

Cauliflower Rice Balls 

Posted: 8:20 am Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

By Heather

a588ca9ec4classiccitytoday_com-skinnydawgReplacing starches with cauliflower is really popular now- you can make mashed potatoes, rice, tater tots, even pizza crust with cauliflower. This recipe uses cauliflower rice mixed with cheese and chicken sausage to make delicious “rice” balls that are low calorie, filling, AND pretty quick to throw together. One tip- don’t worry about making your own cauliflower rice, just pick up a steamer bag from the freezer section!

cauliflower riceIngredients:

  • 1 Italian chicken sausage link, casing removed (2 3/4 oz)
  • 2 1/4 cups riced cauliflower, frozen works great
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons homemade marinara (plus optional more for serving)
  • 1/2 cup part skim shredded mozzarella
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs* (or gluten-free crumbs)
  • 1 tablespoon grated Pecorino Romano or parmesan*
  • cooking spray

Click here for directions.

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