Lentil & Cauliflower Sauteed “Rice” – Lentils.org

Lentil & Cauliflower Sauteed “Rice”

  By lentilsorg      

September 6, 2016

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  • Prep: 10 Minutes
  • Cook: 15 Minutes
  • 10 Minutes

    15 Minutes

    25 Minutes

  • Yields: 4-6


  1. Heat a large wok on medium-high heat. Add oil, onion, garlic, ginger, and sesame seeds. Cook until the onion is golden.
  2. Add cauliflower and cook until lightly golden, approx. 6-8 minutes. Try not to stir too often.
  3. Stir in lentils, peas, pepper, and soy sauce. Cook for another 2-3 minutes or until the peas are heated through.
  4. Stir in lime and garnish with green onions. Serve immediately.

Quick tip: Baby shrimp, tofu, or cooked chicken can easily be included in this recipe.

Add chopped red bell pepper for added colour and flavour.


2 tsp (10 mL) canola oil

1 white onion, finely diced

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 Tbsp (15 mL) chopped ginger

2 Tbsp (30 mL) sesame seeds

1 head, cauliflower, grated or gently pulsed in a food processor

2 cups (500 mL) cooked green lentils

1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen peas

1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper

3 Tbsp (45 mL) soy sauce

1 lime, zest and juice

3 green onions, finely sliced


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 cup (250 mL)
Sodium620 mg
Potassium571 mg
Protein10 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sugar5 g
Total Fat3.5 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Carbohydrates24 g
Dietary Fiber8 g