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Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Ditch the pasta! This flavorful Cauliflower Mac and Cheese takes cauliflower to a whole new level - comfort food without the carbs!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower, low carb, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Sheryl


Macaroni and Cheese

  • 2 heads cauliflower cut to florets
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 C heavy cream
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 4 C cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 C mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce your favorite brand


  • 1/4 C parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp parsley fresh or dry, chopped


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Toss cauliflower with 2 tablespoons olive oil and salt & pepper.
  • Roast in oven until golden brown.
  • In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients and set aside.
  • In a large pot, bring heavy cream to a simmer over medium heat.
  • Reduce heat to low. Stir in cheese, hot sauce, salt and pepper.
  • Fold in the roasted cauliflower until well-combined.
  • Pour the cauliflower mixture into a buttered baking dish. Sprinkle on the topping and bake for 15-20 minutes until bubbly. Broil for just a minute or two to crisp the top (if desired).
  • Garnish with parsley and enjoy!