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Mushroom Cauliflower Rice Risotto

This creamy Mushroom Cauliflower Rice Risotto is a lighter alternative to regular risotto. Plus, it calls for just a few simple ingredients, and cooks up in 20 minutes. Naturally gluten-free and vegan option!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: vegetables, vegan, gluten free, dairy free
Servings: 4


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounce sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 white onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup frozen peas or other frozen vegetables of your choice
  • 4 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese or vegan parmesan cheese


  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add in mushrooms, onion, garlic, and saute for 10 minutes until caramelized.
  • Add in peas, cauliflower rice, and broth. Simmer for 10 minutes until vegetable broth reduces down slightly.
  • Turn off heat and stir in parmesan cheese.