Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

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Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

40 minutes
Calories 460kcal


  • 16 ounces riced cauliflower (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 ounces cream cheese (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Place riced cauliflower (fresh or frozen) in 1 inch of water in large saucepan.
  • Season with salt and bring to boil.
  • Cook cauliflower for 3-5 minutes, until tender.
  • Drain well and pat between several layers of paper towels to dry as much as possible.
  • Set aside.
  • In separate saucepan, bring heavy whipping cream to simmer over low heat.
  • Whisk in cream cheese and Dijon mustard until smooth.
  • Stir in cheddar cheese, salt, pepper, and garlic powder and whisk until cheese melts, about 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, pour over cauliflower and stir until well combined.
  • After spraying small casserole dish with cooking spray or butter, pour mixture into dish.
  • Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheddar cheese.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, until browned and bubbly.
  • **We added an extra 1/2 cup of cowboy cheese curds to the cheese mixture before melting.
  • Try mixing different cheese and let us know!


Calories: 460kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:51:49.

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