Loaded Cauliflower (Mac) and Cheese

Loaded Cauliflower (mac) And Cheese Recipe

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Linda O'Connor


This is a nice, tasty non-macaroni Mac and cheese casserole. Very flavorful and my kids loved it.

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4 c
cauliflower, cooked


4 oz
cream cheese
3 Tbsp
1/3 c
low-carb milk or whipping cream
1 Tbsp
1/4 tsp
1/8 tsp
white pepper
2/3 c
shredded monterey or cheddar cheese


2/3 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese
4 slice
cooked bacon, chopped
2 Tbsp
chopped, fresh parsley

How to Make Loaded Cauliflower (Mac) and Cheese


  • 1Cheese Sauce: In nonstick pan, combine cream cheese, butter, milk, water, salt and white pepper. Whisk occasionally. Stir in Cheddar cheese until it melts and sauce is smooth. Add extra water if necessary 1 tablespoon at a time. ***Cheese sauce can be poured over cooked broccoli or cauliflower for a side dish. You can double the recipe very easily.
  • 2Chop Cauliflower into smaller pieces, but not too small.
    In large bowl, combine cauliflower and Cheese Sauce. Place mixture in 2 qt. shallow casserole dish.
  • 3Topping: In small bowl combine 2/3 cup grated cheddar cheese, bacon and parsley. Sprinkle over the top of the cauliflower.
  • 4Bake at 350 degrees about 15 minutes or until slightly browned and bubbly. You could put the casserole under the broiler for 2 minutes to brown the cauliflower a little more.

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About Loaded Cauliflower (Mac) and Cheese

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy

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