Keto Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole

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Keto Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole Our New Thanksgiving Favorite

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This can be a difficult time of year to stay on the healthy lifestyle track. With so many events and gatherings during the holiday season, especially revolving around food, you can lose your way pretty quickly. In addition, you don’t want to be the odd one out, bringing special food only you would eat. That is why I love this Keto Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole recipe. Over the years, I have tweaked it to be something my family really enjoys.

My healthy alternative to twice baked potatoes: 
Keto Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole

When you can bring something that sounds (and looks) delicious that everyone can enjoy, you don’t feel deprived. This recipe is delicious, and many of my non-keto friends and family members love it. It even tastes like twice baked potatoes, so you don’t have to tell anyone that it is low-carb. You can even use frozen cauliflower florets or bacon bits to make this recipe even easier!

Keto Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole
Serves 8
A healthy, easy, keto alternative to twice baked potatoes
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
45 min
  1. 1 large head of cauliflower (6 cups), cut into pieces
  2. 1 10 oz can organic chicken broth
  3. 6 slices of bacon
  4. 3 tbsp butter
  5. 1/2 cup sour cream
  6. 2 tbsp whole milk
  7. 4 oz full fat cream cheese, softened
  8. 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  9. 1 cup full fat cheddar cheese
  10. 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  11. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  12. 1/2 tsp salt
  13. pepper (to taste)
  1. Add the chopped cauliflower to a medium-size pot.
  2. Add the chicken broth. Cover, and bring to a boil.
  3. Once boiling, turn heat down to simmer for 12 minutes.
  4. While cauliflower is cooking, fry the bacon.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  6. Drain the cauliflower.
  7. Add half of the cauliflower to a blender or food processor, along with half of the butter, sour cream, milk, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  8. Blend or process until smooth, pushing down the sides if needed.
  9. Add to large bowl and repeat with the other half of the cauliflower and ingredients.
  10. Add the cream cheese, green onions, parmesan cheese, and half of the bacon and stir.
  11. Spread evenly in an 8x8 casserole dish.
  12. Top with cheddar cheese and the rest of the bacon.
  13. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 F.
  1. This can be made a day before serving. Keep covered in the refrigerator and reheat for a few minutes in the oven.
  2. Use frozen florets and/or bacon bits to make it faster!
Feel free to make your own substitutions or add ingredients you know your family loves. I love to read about alternatives in the comments!


Have you tried a healthy Thanksgiving recipe you love? How do you stay healthy during the holiday season? Please share!



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