4.65 from 14 votes

Easy Healthy Taco Cauliflower Rice Skillet Recipe

A lighter, healthier alternative to a traditional taco rice skillet, this easy taco skillet made with cauliflower rice is a winner for Weight Watchers! With only 4-ingredients it comes together in less than 30 minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 225
Author: Martha McKinnon | Simple Nourished Living


  • 1 pound 93% lean, ground turkey
  • 1 package taco seasoning (or chile powder to taste)
  • 4 cups finely chopped cauliflower (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Optional toppings: chopped cilantro, shredded cheese, chopped avocado, chopped tomatoes, chopped lettuce


  • Slice the cauliflower head into large chunks, leaving stems on. Use a cheese crater or food processor or blender to coarsely grate the cauliflower to get about 4 cups' worth. (Or use purchased frozen cauliflower rice).
  • Coat a non-stick skillet set over medium heat with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Add the ground turkey, and cook, breaking up and stirring the meat until it is browned.
  • Add the taco seasoning and cauliflower. Stir until well combined.
  • Add the salsa and water and stir again and then cover the pan and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the cauliflower is cooked to your liking.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings.

Recipe Notes

Weight Watcher PointsPlus: *6
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *4
Nutrition Facts
Easy Healthy Taco Cauliflower Rice Skillet Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th recipe)
Calories 225 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 24g48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cauliflower rice, healthy taco skillet