Low Carb Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
This Low Carb Cauliflower Mac and Cheese is a tasty keto spin on a classic mac and cheese - enjoy it as an indulgent, calorie-wise side dish or load it up with veggies and bacon for a full meal!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4 servings
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 head cauliflower, chopped into small pieces
- 1 yellow onion, diced
- Salt & pepper to taste
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1/3 cup light cream cheese
- 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
- 1 tbsp chopped chives
Preheat oven to 450 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add cauliflower and onions and toss with olive oil, then season with salt and pepper. Bake for 20 minutes, flipping halfway through.
While cauliflower is cooking, make the cheese sauce. Melt butter in a large saucepan, then add milk, cream cheese and cheddar cheese, whisking to combine and simmering over low heat for 4-5 minutes until smooth.
Remove cauliflower from oven and toss in cheese sauce. Garnish with extra shredded cheddar cheese (optional) and chives then serve and enjoy!
Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 348mg | Potassium: 792mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 48% | Vitamin C: 204% | Calcium: 35% | Iron: 9%