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Tacos, fried rice and more amazing ways to use cauliflower

Lifestyle expert Elizabeth Mayhew stops by the TODAY kitchen to share her recipes featuring the new "it" vegetable: cauliflower. She shows us how to make cauliflower fried rice, meat-free cauliflower-filled tacos, melty cauliflower macaroni and cheese, creamy hummus and a crunchy Mediterranean-style cauliflower salad.

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The cauliflower craze: Learn how to make fried rice, tacos and hummus with it

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The cauliflower craze: Learn how to make fried rice, tacos and hummus with it

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Cauliflower Fried Rice
Cauliflower Fried Rice
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Get your fried rice fix without overloading on carbs. By swapping in healthy cauliflower for regular rice you can indulge in this stir-fried favorite without feeling weighed down.

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
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Make eating your veggies easier by covering them in gooey, melty cheese! You won't even miss the macaroni.

Cauliflower Tacos
Cauliflower Tacos
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These meat-free tacos turn cauliflower into the main attraction. The savory filling is vegetarian friendly and is delicious enough to please meat eaters too.

Sicilian Cauliflower Salad
Cauliflower Rice
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Raw cauliflower has an incredible crunch and hearty, satisfying texture. Serve this flavorful salad as a side dish or for a light vegetarian lunch.

Cauliflower Hummus
Cauliflower Hummus
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Like traditional hummus, this recipe includes chickpeas but also uses cauliflower to add to the creaminess.

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