Cauliflower "Mac" & Cheese {Keto, Low Carb}
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Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese- A low-carb alternative to traditional Mac & Cheese. Cauliflower stands in for the pasta , but you won’t even miss it! This Keto friendly version is every bit as creamy, cheesy and decadent. Comfort food without the carbs!
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into bite sized florets (about 2 lbs/4 cups)
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 oz. cream cheese, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 ¼ cups shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided ( or shredded White Cheddar)
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Spray an 8 x 8 baking dish with non-stick spray. Set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add cauliflower florets and cook until crisp tender ( about 5 mins.). Drain cauliflower and pat dry with paper towels. Place cauliflower in baking dish, set aside.
  3. In a small sauce pan, bring cream to a simmer, whisk in cream cheese and mustard until fully combined. Add 1 cup cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, garlic powder, onion powder and salt and pepper. Continue whisking until cheese is melted (about 1-2 mins.).
  4. Pour cheese mixture over cauliflower in baking dish. Sprinkle remaining ¼ cup cheddar cheese on top and bake (uncovered) for 15 minutes, or until the top is browned and bubbly. Serve.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Serving ( ⅙ of recipe) Calories: 227 Fat: 18.6 g Saturated fat: 12.0 g Carbohydrates: 5.3 g Sugar: 1.6 g Sodium: 261.3 mg Fiber: 1.7 g Protein: 9.4 g Cholesterol: 36.2 mg
Recipe by Simple Healthy Kitchen at