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Cauliflower "Mac" and Cheese

Cauliflower "Mac" and Cheese is rich, creamy, keto-friendly, and completely kid-friendly. Made with cauliflower, cream, melty cheese, and mustard.
Yield 5 Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 16 ounces cauliflower , chopped
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 ounces low-fat cream cheese , room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat cheddar cheese , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper


  • In a large pot on the stove, add 4 cups of water on high heat until boiling. Add cauliflower and boil for 6 minutes.
  • Drain the cauliflower and set aside.
  • Reduce heat to low on the now-empty pot and add the heavy cream, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, ground mustard, salt and pepper, and mix regularly until melted and smooth, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the cauliflower back in and stir until well coated.


Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 1402mg | Potassium: 517mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1280IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 535mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword: Cauliflower "Mac" and Cheese