Low Carb Baked Mac and Cheese - Using Cauliflower

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Sep. 26, 2013

Sorry it's has been so long! I am please to celebrate my 100th uploaded video with this creation of Low Carb Mac and Cheese using Cauliflower as a substitute for pasta.


For the cauliflower
Cauliflower head 1 Large , chopped and rinsed
Vegetable stock cube 1/2
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon
For the sauce
Eggs 2
Heavy cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sour cream 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Dijon mustard 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Black pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Sharp cheddar cheese 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Cheddar cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1.Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.


2.In a pot of boiling water add the vegetable stock cube and salt. Add in the cauliflower, steam for about 10-12 minutes.

3.Drain the cauliflower and place in a large bowl. Slice a little bit with the knife.

4.Add in the butter and stir well. Set aside.

5.In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, heavy cream and sour cream.

6.Season with salt and black pepper. Combine the cream mixture with the cauliflower florets.

7.Add in the sharp cheddar and combine.

8.Place the mixture in a baking dish and top with cheddar cheese. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes.


9.Serve the mac and cheese with your choice of meat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 451Calories from Fat 300

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.4%

Saturated Fat 20 g100%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1024 mg42.67%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 24 g48%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet