Keto-Friendly Cauliflower Mac ‘n’ Cheese
If you’re a fan of mac ‘n’ cheese but looking for a keto-friendly alternative, this Cauliflower Mac ‘n’ Cheese recipe is a game-changer. Indulge in the creamy, cheesy goodness without worrying about the carbs. Plus, cauliflower adds a nutritious twist to this classic comfort food.
- 1 medium head of cauliflower, cut into florets
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 ½ cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
- ½ cup grated mozzarella cheese
- 2 tablespoons cream cheese
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped parsley for garnish
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a baking dish.
- Steam the cauliflower florets until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Drain well and pat dry with a paper towel to remove excess moisture.
- In a saucepan, heat the heavy cream over medium heat until it starts to simmer. Reduce the heat to low and whisk in the cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, cream cheese, Dijon mustard, and minced garlic until smooth and creamy.
- Add the steamed cauliflower to the cheese sauce, stirring gently to coat the cauliflower evenly.
- Transfer the cauliflower mixture to the prepared baking dish and spread it out evenly.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the top is golden and bubbly.
- Remove from the oven and let it cool slightly. Garnish with chopped parsley before serving.
Total time: 40 minutes
Creamy and indulgent, this Keto-Friendly Cauliflower Mac ‘n’ Cheese is a low-carb twist on a classic favorite. With the goodness of cauliflower and a rich, cheesy sauce, it’s a satisfying comfort food that fits perfectly into your keto lifestyle.
Nutritional information (per serving):
- Calories: 280
- Carbohydrates: 7g
- Protein: 10g
- Fat: 23g
- Fiber: 3g
Indulge in this guilt-free version of mac ‘n’ cheese and savor every bite while staying on track with your keto goals. Whether it’s a family dinner or a casual gathering, this dish is sure to be a hit. Enjoy the creamy, cheesy goodness of Keto-Friendly Cauliflower Mac ‘n’ Cheese!