Cauliflower Breakfast Bowl

This cauliflower breakfast bowl is Whole30 compliant, uses
cauliflower rice as a base and is topped with sweet potato,
tomatoes and a fried egg. 

A bowl of cauliflower rice topped with tomatoes, sweet potato and a fried egg

Cauliflower for breakfast? Stick with me here. If you’re doing
Whole30 and/or are simply searching for a low carb breakfast
option, adding cauliflower rice to your breakfast is the way to go.
It’s an easy way to add vegetables to your bowl, and it makes
this whole recipe even more filling.

For me personally, I find that when I’m doing Whole30, I eat a
LOT of cauliflower rice, and then as soon as it’s over, I
completely stop eating it. All that to say that, since I’m not
doing a Whole30 right now, I’m in need of some extra veggies, and
eating cauliflower at breakfast is a great way to start the


  • Cauliflower rice — you can make your own,
    but I find that buying ready-made cauliflower rice saves time. You
    should be able to find cauliflower rice either in the refrigerated
    section near where the packaged vegetables are, or in the frozen
    food aisle with the frozen vegetables
  • Sweet potato — you’re going to want to use
    a small/medium sweet potato vs. a large sweet potato. If you use a
    large sweet potato, it will overcrowd the skillet and there won’t
    be room for the eggs.
  • Garlic
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Greens — spinach, kale, micro greens, etc.
  • Eggs
  • Favorite condiment — hot sauce, ketchup,
    avocado dressing, etc.
  • Add-ins — mushrooms, avocado, breakfast meat
    (bacon/sausage), green onions

Cauliflower rice in a skillet with fried sweet potato and eggs

A bowl of cauliflower rice topped with tomatoes, sweet potato and a fried egg


Start with the base: In this case, we’re
starting with cauliflower rice. However, if you buy pre-packaged
cauliflower rice, you don’t need to cook the rice first because
it’s going to cook pretty quickly. Check the package instructions
to see how long you need to cook the “rice” for. 

Cook the vegetables: As mentioned above, make
sure you pick up a small or mediums sweet potato at the grocery
store vs. a large sweet potato. You’re going to cook it in with a
bit of oil in your skillet. The sweet potato will take the longest
to cook (though not super long), so start with that before adding
in the tomatoes, garlic and cauliflower rice. 

Add the eggs: Use a spatula to make 2-3 holes
in your mixture, then crack the eggs into those holes and cook them
until the eggs are done to your liking. It may help to place a lid
on the skillet, which will speed up the cooking process. 

Add the toppings: Toppings are arguably the
best part of every breakfast bowl, and this cauliflower breakfast
bowl is no exception. Reference the list above and choose your
favorite toppings to add to this bowl. 

A bowl of cauliflower rice topped with tomatoes, sweet potato and a fried egg



Cauliflower Breakfast Bowl

A bowl of cauliflower rice topped with tomatoes, sweet potato and a fried egg

Enjoy cauliflower rice for breakfast with this whole30 compliant
cauliflower breakfast bowl recipe.

  • Author: Erin
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1-2
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: skillet
  • Cuisine: savory

  • 1 small/medium sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups cauliflower rice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • Handful of greens
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Favorite condiment for topping
  • Optional: add-ins*

  1. Add oil to a large skillet, then cook the sweet potato for
    approximately 3 minutes; then, add in the garlic and tomatoes and
    cook for 2 more minutes. If using frozen cauliflower rice, cook it
    according to the package instructions, then add the rice to the
    skillet. If using cauliflower rice from the refrigerated section,
    add it directly to the skillet. Essentially, you want the potato,
    tomatoes and rice to be *mostly* cooked before adding the
  2. Use a spatula to make 2 holes in the mixture, then crack the
    eggs into the holes and cook the eggs that way. Place a lid on the
    skillet to cook the eggs more quickly.
  3. Pour mixture into a bowl, then top with greens and your
    favorite condiment.
  4. Enjoy!

*Add-ins can be anything like mushrooms, green onion, avocado,
and/or breakfast meat (bacon/sausage)

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