Looking for a substitute for mac & cheese that is keto friendly? Look no further, because with this recipe, you’ll have the cheesiest dish you ever had. We’ll substitute the pasta with cauliflower. I know it’s not the same, but I promise it tastes great!

This recipe takes about 15 minutes to prepare and 20-25 minutes to cook. You will have around 8 portions.

Nutrition per portion:

Calories: 520  kcal | Carbohydrates: 6,5 g | Fiber: 1,5 g | Net Carbs: 5 g |Protein: 15 g | Fat: 46 g


  • 1 cauliflower
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 2 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 7 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese + extra to sprinkle on top
  • 2 cup of grated mozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 slices of bacon
  • Dash of dried or fresh parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Break up a head of cauliflower into florets and add to boiling water. Cook for about 8 minutes, or until tender. 
  3. Drain cauliflower in a colander and set aside.
  4. In a saucepan, on medium heat, add the butter, heavy cream, and cream cheese. Let it cook for about 5 minutes.
  5. In the meantime, fry the bacon. Don’t overcook it, because in the oven it will cook further. When ready, set aside.
  6. Add the cheddar cheese, salt and pepper, nutmeg, paprika powder and garlic powder to the creamy sauce. Let simmer for another 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the mozzarella cheese and the cooked cauliflower florets. Mix everything together and transfer the mixture to a large baking dish.
  8. Slice the fried bacon in small pieces, and sprinkle on top together with some grated cheddar cheese.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes art 350F / 180C until the top is golden brown. Sprinkle som parsley on top for garnishing.

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