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Paleo Creamed Spinach Cauliflower Rice with Lamb

paleo creamed spinach cauliflower rice

Easy recipe that can be a main dish or side. Works for many different “strict” paleo protocols such as 21 Day Sugar Detox (21dsd), Whole30 and Autoimmune Paleo Protocol (AIP). Vegetarian or Vegan option.

  • Author: Lea Valle
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Paleo


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound ground pork, beef or lamb
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon Penzey’s French Four Spice – see separate recipe to make your own (exclude for AIP)
  • 1 1/22 teaspoons salt (or more to taste)
  • 1/41/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (exclude for AIP)
  • 1 head cauliflower, riced
  • 10 ounces of finely chopped spinach (defrosted and drained of extra liquid)
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream


  1. Brown the ground meat of choice in a large pan on medium heat with one tablespoon of olive oil
  2. Add the chopped onions and cook with the meat until soft
  3. Add the French Four Spice, salt and red pepper flakes and continue cooking for another minute
  4. Add the riced cauliflower and one tablespoon of olive oil, turn up the heat to medium/high and stir-fry until soft and a lot of the liquid is cooked out, about 10 minutes
  5. Stir in the spinach
  6. Add the coconut cream and cook just until heated through