Cheesy Sausage and Rice Casserole

Cauliflower rice is one of the best low carb substitutes for those starchy foods we have all enjoyed but no longer eat on keto.  Since cauliflower is so mild in flavor, it absorbs the seasonings and sauces you add to it, making it a great base in many dishes.  Roasted, riced, or "mashed" shows the vegetable's true versatility beyond streamed or raw florets.  This casserole will turn even the biggest cauliflower non-believer into a fan, because of the delicious sausage and cheese that accompany it.  Another easy weeknight meal makes this a true winner. I began by pre-heating my oven to 350°F and gathering the above ingredients. While heating olive oil in a large pan over medium heat, I chopped the onion, red pepper, and jalapeños into small pieces.  I used two medium jalapeños but you could use more or less, depending on personal preference. I first cooked the onions in peppers until fragrant and the onions were slightly translucent, then seasoned with salt and pepper.  I [Continue reading...]