Serving Size:
3/4 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 small head cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt-free herb seasoning blend


  1. Wash cauliflower and cut florets from stem.
  2. Pulse cauliflower pieces in food processor until it has a grain-like consistency.
  3. Warm butter in a saucepan and add spices.
  4. Add the cauliflower rice and cook over low-medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  5. “Fluff” with a fork and serve.

Helpful hints

  • Try DaVita FluidWise salt-free herb seasoning blend available through the DaVita Patients Store at www.ShopDaVita.com, or use your favorite salt-free herb blend.
  • Make Yellow Cauliflower Rice by adding a pinch of turmeric.
  • This recipe is gluten free.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 47

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 4 g

Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 8 mg

Sodium 43 mg

Potassium 206 mg

Phosphorus 31 mg

Calcium 16 mg

Fiber 1.4 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 fat

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