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Keto Cauliflower Casserole {Mac and Cheese Flavor!}

This absolutely delicious 3-Cheese Keto Cauliflower Casserole will remind you of mac and cheese! It’s hearty enough for a main meal, or you can serve it as a side dish.

wooden spoon with part of keto cauliflower casserole on it

If you’ve been missing mac and cheese on keto, then you’ll want to give this 3-Cheese Keto Cauliflower Casserole recipe a try! You won’t believe how the flavors of this cauliflower casserole come together in a way that will remind you of yummy, creamy mac and cheese, a classic comfort food!

Why You’ll Love This Keto Cauliflower Casserole Recipe

  • The flavor will remind you of mac and cheese!
  • It’s hearty enough for a main meal, or you can double the number of servings and serve it as a side dish.
  • It contains three delicious cheeses.

Ingredients Needed to Make This Easy Keto Casserole

Ingredient quantities for this low carb casserole recipe are located in the recipe card at the end of the post.

  • Cauliflower
  • Butter
  • Almond flour
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese – you can use shredded or grated
  • Salt and pepper
  • Dried thyme
  • Finely crushed pork rinds

How to Make Keto 3-Cheese Cauliflower Casserole {Quick Overview}

This is just a quick overview of some of the steps involved in making the keto cheesy casserole. For the recipe in detail, including exact measurements used at each step, scroll to the recipe card at the end of the post.

First, microwave your cauliflower (cut into florets) using the easy microwave instructions in the recipe card at the end of this post.

Then, heat butter in a skillet. Add the flour and whisk, then stir in heavy whipping cream, the three cheeses, salt, pepper, and thyme. Cook until the mixture is melted and combined and looks like this:

pan with melted cheese in it next to pork rinds

Add cooked cauliflower and stir well to coat.

TIP: If you want the most mac and cheese texture possible, chop the cooked cauliflower into smaller pieces than what you see in the photo below before adding it to the cheese. (Think elbow macaroni-sized pieces!)

cooked cauliflower inside pot of melted cheese

Transfer mixture to a baking dish and top with crushed pork rinds, then place into the preheated oven.

keto cauliflower casserole in a casserole dish before baking

Bake for 20 minutes.

keto cauliflower casserole in a casserole dish after baking

More Cheesy Keto Recipes

If you love cheese, you’ll want to check out these cheesy keto recipes:

closeup of keto cauliflower casserole on a wooden spoon

Nutrition Facts for Keto 3-Cheese Cauliflower Casserole

Each serving (six servings total) contains:

  • 332 calories
  • 25g fat
  • 19g protein
  • 6g net carbs

bowl containing a serving of keto cauliflower casserole

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wooden spoon with part of keto cauliflower casserole on it

Keto 3-Cheese Cauliflower Casserole

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Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Western
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 332kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower about 3 cups chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp almond flour
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated or shredded
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup finely crushed pork rinds

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Cut cauliflower into florets. Place in a large bowl with 1-inch water. Microwave cauliflower on HIGH for 14 minutes or until cauliflower is tender. Drain water from cauliflower. Set aside.
  • Heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add flour; stir with a whisk and cook for 1 minute. Stir in heavy whipping cream, Cheddar, mozzarella, Parmesan, salt, pepper, and thyme. Cook until cheeses melt and mixture is combined.
  • Add cauliflower to cheese mixture; stir well to coat.
  • Transfer mixture to an 8- x 8-inch baking dish. Sprinkle top with pork rinds.
  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.

Notes

TIP: If you want the most mac n' cheese texture possible, chop the cooked cauliflower into elbow macaroni-sized pieces before adding it to the cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Keto 3-Cheese Cauliflower Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 4g17%
Protein 19g38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition Disclaimer



Nutrition facts are included as a courtesy only. They are accurate to the best of our knowledge based on the ingredients and brands used, but their accuracy is not guaranteed. If applicable, sugar alcohols have already been removed from the total carb count.

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