Low Carb Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
This low-carb alternative to the comfort food favorite is a real winner! The creamy cauliflower and seasoned breadcrumbs crust make this a healthy comfort food you'll love.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
- 1 large head of cauliflower about 6 cups
- 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 2 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded
- 1/2 cup pork grinds crushed
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/2 cup milk
- 3 tbsp salted butter
- 1 tsp Italian seasoning
Take all the florets off the main core, cutting them into bite sized pieces.
Place the florets into a microwave safe container, then pour in the chicken broth.
Cover and cook for about 8 minutes in the microwave.
Drain thoroughly and let cool slightly. Set aside
Melt the butter down in a pan over low medium heat, then pour in the milk.
Whisk the butter and milk together.
Add in 1 1/2 cup of the cheese, and stir until the cheese is melted.
Preheat the oven to 425 F.
Place all the cauliflower into an 8 x 8 baking pan.
Cover the cauliflower with the cheese sauce.
Sprinkle the 1/2 cup of the cheese cauliflower.
Mix the remaining cheese with the pork rind crumbs & Italian Seasoning. Sprinkle that on top of the mac and cheese.
Bake uncovered for 10 – 15 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and crispy.
Let cool for a couple of minutes.
Serve & enjoy!