Creamy, baked & loaded. This cheesy veggie dish is a perfect side dish if you miss the mac and cheese type sides. It's not inteneded to taste like the full carb side dish but it sure does fill the gap in the healthiest way. Feel free to sub broccoli for the cauliflower and make it the exact same way...or not, you're the boss.
Preheat oven to 375˚F. Butter a 9x13 baking dish or 6 individual ramekins and set aside.
Steam cauliflower florets in the microwave for 4 minutes or on the stove for 7 minutes and drain to dry.
Add cream, cream cheese and all spices to a small sauce pan and set to medium heat. Whisk until the cream cheese is melted and smooth.
Add ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese, ¼ shredded Parmesan and ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese; gently stir until cheeses have completely melted.
Add the cauliflower florets into the pot, and using a large wooden spoon, gently mix around until everything is covered in cheese sauce.
Transfer cauliflower mixture to previously prepared baking dish or ramekins; sprinkle with the remaining ½ cup of cheddar, along with the Parmesan and melted butter if desired. (added in nutrition).
Bake, uncovered, for 18 to 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly and slightly golden.
Remove Cauliflower casserole from oven. Garnish with prepared bacon and additional fresh parsley if desired. Serve
This recipe makes about 6, six oz servings.You can the recipe the dish in a casserole dish or individual ramekins for serving. Use less baking time (12-15) minutes if using the ramekins (so cute on the table).
Serving: 6oz | Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 24g | Sodium: 453mg | Fiber: 2g | Net Carbs: 4g | Fat Ratio per Serving: 76.06% | Protein Ratio per Serving: 18.31% | Carb Ratio per Serving: 5.63%
Low Carb Cauliflower Cheese Bake https://castleinthemountains.com/low-carb-cauliflower-cheese-bake-recipe/ May 23, 2022