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Low Carb Mac & Cheese with Shrimp

This low carb mac & cheese with shrimp recipe is rich and decadent. With our without the shrimp you will feel like you're eating baked homemade mac and cheese! Each serving has only 3.8g net carbs.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast casserole, cheese, shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 379 kcal
Author Denise


  • 3 cups squash, cut into
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
  • ½ bag pork rinds, (bag is 3.5g oz)*
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3 oz raw shrimp, peeled


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Using a melon ball tool, scoop out the squash into little balls and cups.

  3. In a bowl, beat the egg and then add cream, salt and pepper and cheddar cheese. Mix well and then fold in squash and shrimp.

  4. Spoon into a baking dish. 

  5. Crush the pork rinds and mix in the parmesan cheese.

  6. Sprinkle pork rind mixture over the top. Cut up 1 tablespoon of butter into small pieces and place on top.

  7. Bake for about 40 minutes until brown and bubbly.