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Best Keto Mac and Cheese Recipe

author avatar Dr. Eric Berg 04/26/2020

Best Keto Mac and Cheese Recipe

We constantly hear that people miss having mac and cheese. Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? This keto-friendly mac and cheese has a fantastic texture—it’s really just like mac and cheese. This is a really cheesy keto cauliflower mac and cheese recipe, and it’s really just delicious. Keto recipes like this make it easy to do keto. Enjoy!


1 large head cauliflower, cut into small florets

Kosher salt, as needed, plus 1/2 teaspoon

Olive oil 

1 cup heavy cream

2 ounces cream cheese, cut into small pieces 

1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar, plus 1/2 cup more

1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Cooking Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Bring a large pot of water with some salt, to a boil.
  2. Grease an 8x8 baking dish with oil 
  3. Cook the cauliflower in the boiling water until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well and pat dry. Add cauliflower to baking dish 
  4. In a small saucepan, add the cream and heat on medium until simmering.
  5. Whisk in the cream cheese and mustard until smooth
  6. Stir in the 1 1/2 cup of cheese, salt, pepper and garlic and mix until the cheese melts. 
  7. Remove from heat and pour over cauliflower. 
  8. Top with remaining ½ cup of cheese.
  9. Place in the oven for around 15-20 minutes, until browned lightly on top and the cheese is bubbling. 

NoteThis recipe is inspired by FoodNetwork’s recipe. Check it out!


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