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Cauliflower Mac and Cheese in a white bowl topped with jalapeño nacho slices.
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4.10 from 10 votes

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese (Low Carb, Keto, GF)

Savory flavors of cheese and spice bring this cauliflower to a whole new experience
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 251kcal
Author: Stephanie


  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • ½ stick butter
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • ¼ cup diced pickled jalapeno's
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. dry mustard
  • cup half & half cream
  • ¼ tsp. paprika- optional


  • Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a boil
  • Break cauliflower into small bite size florets and carefully add to boiling water
  • Cook about 5 minutes. Remove from heat & drain well. Add back to pot
  • Add remaining ingredients and combine well
  • Pour mixture into crock pot and cook on high heat approximately 2- 2/1/2 hours
  • Remove from crock pot and place in large serving bowl
  • Allow 10 minutes to cool before serving
  • Top with paprika and additional cheese**


**you can top with any cheese of choice. This part is optional. I topped with extra cheddar cheese.
*Nutrition Disclaimer


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.8g | Protein: 9.5g | Fat: 22.4g | Saturated Fat: 14.1g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 349mg | Potassium: 178mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1.1g | Calcium: 247mg | Iron: 1mg