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Cheesy Bacon Cauliflower in a white baking dish

Cheesy Bacon Cauliflower (Keto, GF, Low-Iron)

  • Author: Heather Cooan
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This cheesy bacon cauliflower is a surprisingly great substitute for mac n’ cheese. Who knew cauliflower could be so good!


  • 1 Bag frozen cauliflower
  • 1/4 Cup chives
  • 8 Oz. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 Oz. heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 Cup butter
  • Crumbled cooked bacon


  • Run cool water over frozen cauliflower and strain.
  • Butter casserole dish.
  • Place cauliflower in the dish.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Layer chives, bacon, sliced pats of butter, and cheese.
  • Pour cream over and bake 45 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: cheesy bacon cauliflower