Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

By Wendy Polisi

Dish Info

Looking for the best Keto Cauliflower Mac and Cheese? This is it! This is cheesy comfort food at its best. With cream cheese, extra-sharp cheddar, smoked gouda, and a punch of flavor from the spices, you won't miss the carbs.


– 1 large head cauliflower cut into florets – 1 tablespoon olive oil – 1 cup heavy cream – 8 ounces cream cheese diced – 1 ½ cups shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese divided – 1 cup shredded smoked gouda cheese – 1 teaspoon garlic powder – 1 teaspoon ground mustard – ½ teaspoon sea salt – ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper – ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional

– Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and arrange the cauliflower florets in a single layer. – Drizzle with oil and toss. Bake for 18 minutes.

– Meanwhile, heat the cream to a simmer in a saucepan over medium heat whisking often. Stir in cream cheese, and cook until the cream cheese melts.

– Reduce heat to low. Stir in the ¾ cup of the cheddar cheese and the gouda cheese.

– Sprinkle with the garlic powder, ground mustard, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Cook until the cheese melts, about 3 or 4 minutes.

– Add the cauliflower to the pot and toss to coat. 

– Bake for 20 minutes. If desired, you can broil for a few minutes to brown the top.