This recipe for grain-free Turmeric Cauliflower Buns is a delicious low-carb alternative to regular dinner rolls. This easy side dish has only four main ingredients and is perfect for paleo and keto diets. 

basket of cauliflower buns wrapped in a napkin

If you’re on a grain-free diet or you’re just cutting back on carbs, then you probably know that cauliflower can be used to substitute everything from potatoes to grains. But, did you ever think that riced cauliflower could be used to make fake dinner rolls that are low-carb, keto, grain-free, and gluten-free? 

This delicious, fluffy recipe is made using only four ingredients. It’s super easy to prepare, and can be served as a healthy side dish to almost any main dish. 

labeled ingredient photo for cauliflower buns

Recipe Steps

Step One

The first step to making these grain-free Turmeric Cauliflower Buns is to start with two cups of packed cauliflower rice. You can either buy the cauliflower rice already prepared, or you can make it by placing a few cups of cauliflower florets in a food processor.

cauliflower rice in the bowl of a food processor

Step Two

In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cauliflower rice, coconut flour, eggs, and spices.

bowl with ingredients for cauliflower buns

Step Three

Use your hands to form the cauliflower rice mixture into six bun shapes. Place them on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

buns on a baking sheet ready to be cooked

Step Four

Bake the cauliflower buns in a 400 degree oven for 30 minutes, or until the edges are nice and browned.

cooked cauliflower buns on a cooling rack

Step Five

Serve the buns warm, right out of the oven.

cauliflower bun ready to be eaten

FAQs

Can the cooked buns be frozen and re-heated?

Yes, but they are best served right out of the oven.

Can I use almond flour instead of coconut flour?

Yes, but coconut flour is ideal because it helps soak up any excess moisture from the cauliflower rice.

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basket of cooked cauliflower buns ready to be eaten

Grain-Free Turmeric Cauliflower Buns


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This recipe for grain-free Turmeric Cauliflower Buns is a delicious low-carb alternative to regular dinner rolls. This easy side dish has only four main ingredients and is perfect for paleo and keto diets.


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cauliflower rice
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cauliflower rice, eggs, coconut flour, turmeric, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  4. Use your hands to form the batter into six buns. Lay them on the baking sheet.
  5. Bake the buns for 30 minutes, or until the edges have browned.
  6. Serve warm.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Low-Carb

Keywords: gluten-free cauliflower buns, how to make cauliflower into a bun

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