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Cauliflower "Mac" & Cheese {Keto, Low Carb}
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Cauliflower "Mac" & Cheese {Keto, Low Carb}

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!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 227kcal


  • 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


  • Preheat oven to 375 F. Spray an 8 x 8 baking dish with non-stick spray. Set aside.
  • 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.
  • 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.).
  • Pour cheese mixture over cauliflower in baking dish. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup cheddar cheese on top and bake (uncovered) for 15 minutes, or until the top is browned and bubbly. Serve.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.3g | Protein: 9.4g | Fat: 18.6g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 36.2mg | Sodium: 261.3mg | Fiber: 1.7g | Sugar: 1.6g