Loaded Mashed Cauliflower

Welcome to the world of comfort food minus the carbs, with our Loaded Mashed Cauliflower! This delightfully creamy and rich keto cauliflower casserole is packed with cheesy, buttery goodness. It's a hearty side dish that will win over both children and grown-ups alike.

– 2 heads cauliflower cut into florets – 8 ounces cream cheese cubed and at room temperature – ½ cup unsalted butter sliced and at room temperature – 1 cup sour cream – 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt – ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper – ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper – 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided – 8 ounces bacon cooked and crumbled, divided – ¼ cup chopped fresh chives

You Will Need


– Preheat the oven to 400° F. Spray a 9" x 9" pan with cooking spray. – Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add cauliflower and cook for 5 minutes. – Drain and place the cauliflower on paper towels to absorb excess moisture.


Transfer to a food processor and add cream cheese, butter, sour cream, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper. 


Process for 3 to 5 minutes, until very smooth. Add 1 cup of cheddar cheese, half of the bacon, and the chives. Pulse until just combined.


Transfer to a baking dish and top with the remaining cheese and bacon.


Bake for 20 minutes.


Garnish with chives and serve warm.