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4.54 from 15 votes

Cauliflower Mac N Cheese

I never realized how amazing a Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese recipe could be! Everyone said versions of this could be good, but I was dubious. This recipe changed my mind. This is truly amazing and a wonderful substitute for traditional pasta recipes.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Servings: 12
Calories: 365kcal
Author: Kasey Trenum


  • 2 heads fresh cauliflower (approx 8 cups chopped)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 block cream cheese
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 12 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 4 oz parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp paprkia
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • salt/pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a 9 X 13 casserole dish.
  • Wash cauliflower and cut into bite-size florets (so that it resembles the size of mac noodles).
  • Add 1/4 cup water to a bowl with cauliflower and microwave for 10 minutes then drain.
  • In a saucepan, add butter, heavy whipping cream, and garlic. Add softened cream cheese and stir with a whisk until thoroughly combined. 
  • Then, add cheeses stirring constantly reserving 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese for topping. 
  • Pour cheese mixture over cauliflower and stir until thoroughly covered.
  • Pour into casserole dish.
  • Top with the 1/4 cup reserved cheese and paprika, Italian seasoning, and parsley.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Enjoy!


Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 441mg | Potassium: 382mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1175IU | Vitamin C: 46.4mg | Calcium: 410mg | Iron: 1mg