Cheeseburger Fried Rice with Cauliflower + More Healthy Comfort-Food Recipe Mashups

Mar 17 2022
It's time for a recipe mashup! You love cheeseburgers, you love fried rice—have you ever tried a combination of the two? It's amazing and NOT WEIRD. (OK, maybe a little weird but it's our favorite kind of weird!) Enjoy two comfort-food classics at once…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Cheeseburger Fried Rice Recipe

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1/4 of recipe (about 1 1/2 cups): 297 calories, 11g total fat (6g sat. fat), 702mg sodium, 19g carbs, 4g fiber, 10g sugars, 31g protein

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Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes


3 3/4 cups riced cauliflower

1 lb. raw extra-lean ground beef (at least 95% lean)

1 cup chopped onion

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper

1/3 cup light/reduced-fat cream cheese

1/3 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

3 tbsp. ketchup

1 tbsp. yellow mustard

1 cup chopped tomatoes

1/4 cup chopped hamburger dill pickle chips

Optional topping: sesame seeds


Bring an extra-large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add cauliflower, beef, onion, and seasonings. Cook and crumble until veggies have mostly softened and beef is cooked through, 8–10 minutes.

Reduce heat to medium-low. Add cream cheese, cheddar, ketchup, and mustard. Cook and stir until cheeses have melted and entire dish is hot and well mixed, about 2 minutes.

Top with tomatoes and pickles.


New Veggie Swap-Ins!

Green Giant® Riced Veggie Blends

We’re fully obsessed with Green Giant Riced Veggies, and now the lineup is even better: Introducing Riced Veggie Blends! There are three delicious varieties made with riced cauliflower and special seasonings: Asian Stir Fry Style and Spicy Mexican Style (both with fire-roasted corn and other veggies) and Cilantro Lime (so fresh & flavorful!). Just 35–50 calories per serving. Then there are the super-satisfying & mega-tasty blends with riced veggies AND riced legume pasta: Broccoli Cheddar, Parmesan Garlic, and Mediterranean Style! All three are PACKED with protein. Prepare to take your healthy eating up a notch…


And for more info AND recipe ideas, click here!

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