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Baked Low Carb Cauliflower and Cheese

This low carb baked cauliflower and cheese is a great substitute for mac & cheese or just as a keto side dish.  The tender cauliflower is baked with 3 different cheeses for a rich and gooey cheesy casserole! Once serving has only 3.9g net carbs!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower, cheese sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 211 kcal
Author Denise


  • 6 cups cauliflower florets
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup gouda cheese, shredded
  • 2 oz cheddar cheese
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons Anthony's cheddar cheese powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Place cauliflower florets in a microwave safe dish and cook in the microwave for 5 minutes.

  3. While the cauliflower is cooking, make your cheese sauce by combining the ½ of the gouda and cheddar cheese, all of the powdered cheese, cream and spices in a small sauces pan. Whisk until the cheeses are melted.

  4. Take the cauliflower out of the microwave and place in a baking dish. Cover with the cheese sauce and mix well to coat. Top with remain cheddar and gouda cheeses and bake for 40 minutes in a 400°F oven.

  5. Note you can substitute parmesan cheese for the powdered cheddar cheese.