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loaded cauliflower

Loaded Cauliflower

This loaded cauliflower casserole makes a great side dish or main dish on a low-carb diet.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cauliflower
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 380kcal
Author: Laura


  • 4 cups cauliflower florets chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 6 oz cream cheese cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups Italian cheese blend shredded
  • 4 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives chopped


  • Place oven rack in center and preheat to 425ºF.
  • Roast cauliflower on a sheet pan in the oven for 7 minutes. Cool slightly.
  • Add cauliflower to a large bowl. Add cream cheese, cream, butter, half the bacon crumbles and garlic powder. Season with salt and pepper, and stir it up.
  • Transfer to casserole dish and top with shredded cheese. Place in pre-heated oven and roast until cheese is melted and nicely browned on top, around 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and serve immediately topped with remaining bacon and fresh chives.


  • Add 1/2 cup cooked bacon lardons for a more meaty dish.


Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 275mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 723IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.