Cauliflower rice with aubergine ragoût

Cauliflower rice with aubergine ragoût

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This recipe for cauliflower rice with aubergine ragoût is great for a light meal. By blitzing cauliflower in a food processor, and quickly cooking, you get the consistency and texture of rice but without the carbs and with fewer calories. It still fills you up, and it’s quicker to cook, too


Try this cauliflower rice with aubergine ragoût recipe, then check out more aubergine recipes, such as our ratatouille with crisp sourdough



  • onion 1, diced
  • spray olive oil
  • aubergine 1, diced 
  • chopped tomatoes 400g tin
  • cumin 1 tsp
  • cinnamon 1/2 tsp 
  • harissa paste 1 tbsp 
  • coriander 1/2 bunch, finely chopped 
  • cauliflower 1, broken into florets
  • ground cumin ½ tsp
  • ground coriander ½ tsp


  • Step 1

    Fry the onion in a spray of oil until soft. Add the aubergine with another spray of oil and fry until golden. Tip in the chopped tomatoes, spices, harissa paste and a splash of water. Simmer for 20 minutes until the aubergine is starting to break down.

  • Step 2

    Pulse the cauliflower in a food processor until it starts to look like grains. Heat another spray of olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan and toast the spices for a minute until fragrant, then tip in the cauliflower. Stir-fry for 2 minutes until heated through and season well. Serve with the ragoût, scattering over the chopped coriander.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 212
  • Fat 3.5g
  • Saturates 0.6g
  • Carbs 26g
  • Fibre 15.4g
  • Protein 11.5g
  • Salt 0.6g