Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Low carb Cauliflower Mac and Cheese is a delicious pasta free substitute and only take 10 minutes prep-time! Keto friendly and will satisfy your macaroni and cheese cravings! 

Author: Jennifer Fishkind
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Cauliflower Mac & Cheese in white bowl
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  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese (freshly shredded)
  • 4 ounces colby jack cheese (freshly shredded)
  • 2 ounces cream cheese (room temperature)
  • Fresh chopped parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Chop cauliflower into bitesize pieces and toss with olive oil to evenly coat. Add salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Place cauliflower pieces on baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes, or until tender.

  4. In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, whisk together heavy cream, papkira, mustard powder, and cheeses.
  5. Continue cooking, stirring frequently, until cheese is melted and smooth.
  6. Add in roasted cauliflower and stir so that cauliflower is evenly coated in cheese sauce.
  7. Top with freshly cracked black pepper and freshly chopped parsely.
  8. Serve warm.

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Nutrition per serving

Calories: 297kcal
Fat: 26g
Saturated fat: 15g
Cholesterol: 75mg
Sodium: 298mg
Potassium: 357mg
Carbohydrates: 7g
Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 2g
Protein: 12g
Vitamin A: 878%
Vitamin C: 46%
Calcium: 309%
Iron: 1%
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