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Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese is going to change the way you view cauliflower, forever!  

Dished Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Much like our keto sausage balls, this recipe reminds me of my amazing mother-in-law.

Mac and Cheese was her specialty! Every holiday we could count on her to spend hours preparing the best mac n cheese I’ve ever eaten (like this).

Today’s recipe is perfect for those of us who have adopted a keto lifestyle!

Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese Recipe:

Whether you’re serving this for the holidays or a family dinner, I hope you enjoy this recipe and share it with your friends!

You can also add these traditional holiday sides to your menu:

Ingredients:

Makes 5 servings
7 Net carbs/serving

  • 1 Medium head of cauliflower cut into florets
  • 2/3 Heavy whipping cream
  • 3 oz. Cream cheese
  • 1 C. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 C. Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 5 Strips of bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. Basil
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 1/4 C. Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 C. Crushed pork rind crumbs
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Visual Directions:

cauliflower in a strainer
low carb cheese mixture
cheese and cauliflower mix
step by step cauliflower Keto Mac and Cheese
Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese Fully Cooked

Written Directions:

1. Put the cauliflower florets in water in a pot over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes, and then drain.

2. Cook the bacon until crispy, crumble and set it aside for later.

3. In a pot over medium heat, add the cream cheese, heavy whipping cream, paprika, garlic powder, basil and a pinch of nutmeg. Stir until the cheese is melted and the mixture is smooth.

4. Add the cauliflower back into the pot with the cream mixture, toss to coat.

5. Mix in the cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, and the crumbled bacon.

6. Add salt and pepper to taste.

7. Pour the cauliflower mixture into a well-greased 9×9 baking dish.

8. Top the mixture with the crushed pork rind crumbs and parmesan cheese.

9. Bake the cauliflower mac and cheese in a 400 degree preheated oven for 20-30 minutes until browned and bubbling.

Low Carb Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Yield: 5 servings

Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

No holiday is complete without a delicious low carb macaroni and cheese recipe! This creamy recipe will satisfy even the toughest critics.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Medium head of cauliflower cut into florets
  • 2/3 Heavy whipping cream
  • 3 oz. Cream cheese
  • 1 C. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 C. Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 5 Strips of bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. Basil
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 1/4 C. Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 C. Crushed pork rind crumbs
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Put the cauliflower florets in water in a pot over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes, and then drain.
  2. Cook the bacon until crispy, crumble and set it aside for later.
  3. In a pot over medium heat, add the cream cheese, heavy whipping cream, paprika, garlic powder, basil and a pinch of nutmeg. Stir until the cheese is melted and the mixture is smooth.
  4. Add the cauliflower back into the pot with the cream mixture, toss to coat.
  5. Mix in the cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese and the crumbled bacon.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Pour the cauliflower mixture into a well-greased 9x9 baking dish.
  8. Top the mixture with the crushed pork rind crumbs and parmesan cheese.
  9. Bake the cauliflower mac and cheese in a 400 degree preheated oven for 20-30 minutes until browned and bubbling.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 310Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 671mgNet Carbohydrates: 6gFiber: 3gProtein: 18g

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