Keto Bacon Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Bacon Cauliflower Mac And Cheese - 1

NUTRITION SUMMARY (PER SERVING)

CaloriesFatProteinTotal CarbsNET Carbs
61157g18g7g6g

Macaroni and cheese is always a crowd pleasing favorite!  This keto-friendly Bacon Cauliflower Mac and Cheese is so delicious you won’t even miss the elbow pasta!  Make a big batch on the weekend so you can enjoy it throughout the week. It’s delicious as a side dish or served as a main course with a low-carb salad on the side.

Did I mention it has bacon?

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Keto Bacon Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Keto-friendly comfort food! This cheesy, savory dish is delicious any time of the day.

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 611 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 lb bacon
  • 2 tsp salted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Line 2 baking sheets with aluminum foil.

  3. Lay strips of bacon on one of the baking sheets with plenty of space between them.

  4. Dice the cauliflower into bite-size pieces.

  5. Place cauliflower onto the second baking sheet. Drizzle the cauliflower with coconut oil and season with salt and fresh cracked black pepper.

  6. Bake the bacon and the cauliflower in the oven for 20 minutes. Check the bacon at the 12 - 15 minute mark for doneness, as the cooking time may vary based on the thickness of your bacon.

  7. When the bacon is done remove it from the baking sheet quickly and place on paper towels to drain. Chop the bacon once it has cooled down.

  8. In a saucepan, combine butter, heavy cream, and 1 cup of the cheese. Stir until the cheese is melted.

  9. Remove from heat; add the cauliflower and most of the bacon, leaving some for garnish. Stir to combine.

  10. Pour into individual serving dishes.

  11. Top with the remaining ½ cup cheese and bake until browned; about 10 minutes.

  12. Garnish with the leftover crunchy bacon bits.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Keto Bacon Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 611 Calories from Fat 513
% Daily Value*
Fat 57g88%
Saturated Fat 27g169%
Cholesterol 129mg43%
Sodium 925mg40%
Potassium 487mg14%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 840IU17%
Vitamin C 46.4mg56%
Calcium 192mg19%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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