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Feb04

Keto Cauliflower Risotto with Sausage Recipe

Ah, risotto. One of the classic comfort foods that’s, sadly, not-so-paleo … until now.

And the added bonus? It’s also keto!

It turns out with just a few simple swaps, such as cauliflower for the rice, and rich and thick coconut milk for the cream, you can have a very low carb risotto with a flavor reminiscent of “true” rice.

Add in savory mushrooms and smoky turkey sausage, and you’ll have a unique twist on traditional risotto that satisfies as either a side or main dish. 

Another bonus? Cauliflower cooks in ¼ of the time as rice, so you also save time in the kitchen. Voila!

Keto Cauliflower Risotto with Sausage

Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 12 minutes
Serves: 4 as side, 2 as main

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 12 oz cauliflower rice, fresh or frozen
  • 4 Paleovalley Pasture-Raised Turkey Sticks, sliced thin
  • 1 cup cremini mushrooms, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried chives
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • Sea salt & pepper to taste
  • chopped fresh parsley or chives optional garnish

Equipment:

  • Stovetop pan

Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the cauliflower rice, mushrooms, and turkey sticks and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in coconut milk and spices, simmering until the cauliflower is fully cooked and liquid is absorbed, about 5 to 7 more minutes.
  3. Garnish with fresh herbs and serve as a side or main!

This risotto is made with our smoky Pasture-Raised Turkey Sticks: a quick and easy (yet no less flavorful) substitute for uncooked sausage. Slice up a few for a dish, or even eat them on the go! Try them 100% Risk-Free HERE!