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Cheesy Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Cheesy Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

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  • Total Time: 55 minutes


Cheesy Loaded Cauliflower Casserole is a guilt-free comfort dish that offers the richness and heartiness of traditional casseroles without heavy carbs. This recipe uses cauliflower as a low-carb substitute, making it perfect for those on a keto or low-carb diet. The combination of creamy cheeses, savory bacon, and herbs makes it a delicious and satisfying meal.


  • 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup cooked bacon bits
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives


  1. Preheat Oven: Set your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare Cauliflower: Toss cauliflower florets with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Spread on a baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes until tender and slightly browned.
  3. Mix Sauces: In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika.
  4. Combine Ingredients: Add roasted cauliflower to the sauce mixture. Stir in half of the cheddar and Parmesan cheeses.
  5. Bake: Transfer to a baking dish. Top with remaining cheeses and bacon bits. Bake for 20 minutes until bubbly and golden.
  6. Garnish and Serve: Sprinkle with fresh chives before serving.


  • For a dairy-free version, replace cream cheese and sour cream with vegan alternatives.
  • Add additional vegetables like broccoli or spinach for a nutrient boost.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 290 kcal
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Fat: 22 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 12 g