11 Keto Cauliflower Recipes to Satisfy Your Carb Cravings

Keto Cauliflower Recipes

11 keto cauliflower recipes that are surprisingly tasty and easy super easy to make.

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that’s been rapidly growing in popularity. 

And that’s for a good reason. 

Cauliflower is a great source of nutrients that can benefit keto dieters. 

Not to mention, it’s a great carb-alternative on a keto diet

Cauliflower has a very mild and subtle taste. This means it can be flexible and versatile in may recipes and dishes. 

Also compared to many other veggies on keto, it has a great mass. It’s totally capable of serving as a fulfilling side or satisfying main. 

It is one keto veggie that can pretty much make it into anything. 

Got seriously starch cravings on keto? Cauliflower is your best substitute. 

Craving rice? Cauliflower! Mashed potatoes? Pizza? Cauliflower can deliver the best low-carb faux version of it without a hassle. 

It’s also nice to know that you can find both fresh and frozen cauliflower in even the most basic of markets. 

Plus, it doesn’t cost much. 

It’s a great way to add a pack of nutrients like fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants without adding carbs. No wonder cauliflower has been a huge hit amongst keto dieters and alike. 

If you are ready, read on for a sampling of the best keto cauliflower recipes. 

We’ve got side dishes, soup, rice…even grilled cheese! We know once you sample the many ways cauliflower can be used, you’ll be reaching for it time and time again. 

As for nutrition, one cup of or 100g of raw cauliflower has about 5g of carb, 3g of fiber, and 2g of net carbs. Even on your tight keto carb budget, you can easily fit cauliflower in. 

Get your appetite ready. Here are 17 keto cauliflower recipes that are damn tasty.

1. Cauliflower Pizza

Best keto cauliflower pizza recipe
Best Keto Cauliflower Pizza Recipe

I mean, does this even warrant an introduction? Keto dieter, meet delicious pizza…enough said!

Ok, well maybe you’ve experimented with keto-friendly pizza crusts in the past? If so, you probably know what they lack. The ability to withstand toppings. Well, we’ve found a recipe for dough that can be piled high with cheese AND toppings galore!

Grab the recipe, here. 

2. Riced Cauliflower

Rice can be used to bulk out so many different recipes. But keto followers usually have to shy away from such a carb-loaded food. We love that this recipe breaks down exactly how to make a yummy rice substitute. 

Recipe found, here.

3. Cauliflower Mac+Cheese

Cauliflower Mac + Cheese
Cauliflower Mac + Cheese

This recipe is proof that the cheese does all the heavy lifting in Macaroni and Cheese! You won’t even miss the pasta, we promise.

Get the recipe, here.

4. Cauliflower + Leek Soup 

It sounds fancy, and your mouth will agree! This blended soup is easy to whip up, and perfect for cold winter nights. 

Recipe found, here.

5. Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

This recipe has a secret ingredient enabling it to mimic mashed potatoes perfectly. Want to know what it is? Cream Cheese!

Here’s the recipe.

6. Loaded Cauliflower Faux-tatoes 

Want another variation for mashed potatoes? Cauliflower to the rescue, again! And, this one tastes exactly like those in the gloriously loaded ‘tater skin apps you might have been missing…

Recipe, here.

7. Keto Cauliflower Breakfast Muffins

Cauliflower breakfast muffins
Cauliflower Breakfast Muffins Courtesy of Delish

Ham + Cheese. Grab + Go. If you’ve been looking for the perfect, protein-packed breakfast treat, you’ve found it! We love that you can pre-make these, freeze as needed, and then grab for an awesome low-carb breakfast!

Find the recipe, here.

8. Cauliflower Popcorn

The most dip-able snack we’ve come across in a long time! Who says an all-veggie appetizer can’t be savory, crunchy and oh-so-satisfying?

Here’s the recipe.

9. Mushroom Risotto + Cauliflower Rice

Here’s a chance to put that cauliflower rice to the test! Risotto’s allure comes from its creaminess and flavor profile. This recipe delivers on that, and the mushroom flavor makes it a perfect autumn and winter dish! 

Get the recipe, here.

10. Garlic + Parm Keto Cauliflower

Parmesan instead of breading. Baked instead of fried. Roasted cauliflower instead of steamed. There you have it–all the secrets of why this side dish is so delicious everyone in your family will gobble it up! (and never know all the healthy swaps you’ve made on their behalf…whoever said “food is love” is RIGHT)

Recipe found, here.

11. Cauliflower Grilled Cheese

Keto Cauliflower Grilled Cheese
Courtesy of WILL COOK FOR SMILES

We’ve saved the best for last. But, what can really ever replace a buttery, grilled sandwich filled with cheese? Well, as it turns out, bread is weak sauce. And the combo of cauliflower, parmesan, and egg can combine into a magical cheese holder, fit for a frying pan. Enjoy!

The recipe is here.

Tina Alexandre
Tina Alexandre

Co-founder

Hi, I'm Tina, a mom, and wife who loves to write about nutrition and dieting. When I'm not writing, I also enjoy baking healthy pastries with my 7-year-old daughter.

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