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Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Rice



6 portion(s)


  • 60 g Block Parmesan Cheese, cubed
  • 60 g Mozzarella Cheese, cubed
  • 3-4 spring onions
  • 6-8 parsley sprigs, leaves only
  • 1 red chilli
  • 2 litres Boiling water
  • 300 g rice, of choice
  • 6-8 cloves garlic, peeled, to taste
  • 20 g olive oil
  • 20 g Butter
  • 1400 g Boiling water
  • 2-3 tbsp TM Vegetable stock paste, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 small Cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 125 g Milk or cream
  • salt, to taste
  • 6
    Preparation 35min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1.  Place Parmesan cheese into TM bowl, grate 10 seconds speed 8 and set aside.

    2.  Place Mozzarella cheese into TM bowl, grate 3-4 seconds speed 8 and set aside with Parmesan cheese.

    3.  Place spring onions, parsley and chilli into TM bowl, chop 2-3 seconds speed 7 and set aside.

    4.  Weigh 750g boiling water into TM bowl and tip remaining boiling water into ThermoServer, cover and set aside.

    5.  Bring water in TM bowl back to boil, 2 minutes 100 deg. speed 1, add rice and return to boil on reverse 2 minutes 100 deg. speed 2.

    6.  Tip water from ThermoServer into sink and tip contents of TM bowl into ThermoServer, cover and set aside 10-15 minutes to complete cooking.

    7.  Add garlic to dry TM bowl, chop 2-3 seconds speed 7, scrape down, add oil and butter and saute 3 minutes Varoma temp. speed 1.

    8.  Add 1400g boiling water, Vegetable Stock Paste, pepper to taste and cauliflower and cook on reverse 10-15 minutes 100 deg. speed 1, until tender.

    9.  Using TM basket strain and reserve vegetable stock, retaining cauliflower in TM bowl.

    10.  Add milk or cream and puree for up to 1 minute by gradually turning speed to 9 until a smooth consistency is achieved.

    11.  Add 3/4 of the cheeses and the chopped herb mixture and mix 10 seconds speed 3.  Taste and adjust seasonings.

    12.  Add to cooked rice in ThermoServer, mix well, sprinkle with remaining cheese and serve immediately.


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Vegetable stock strained after cooking cauliflower can be frozen, used as stock for risotto or a base for soups.

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