Life, Books, & Loves Presents: Low Carb - Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole

Low Carb – Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole

Life, Books, & Loves Presents: Low Carb – Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole

Life, Books, & Loves Presents: Low Carb - Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole


Low Carb - Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole
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Recipe type: Healthy
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
 
If you are watching your carb intake and have given up on potatoes, then I have the substitute for you...it is a smash of cauliflower and loaded mashed potatoes with very little carbs per serving. It is so good that my children ask for it all the time and my non-veggie lovers also ask for the recipe!
Ingredients
  • 1 Medium Organic Cauliflower Head
  • ¼ cup Bobs Red Mill Potato Flakes, or instant of your choice
  • ½ cup of Horizon Organic Sour Cream
  • 1 cup grated Horizon Organic Cheddar Cheese
  • 3 tablespoons Kerrygold Irish Unsalted Butter
  • ¼ teaspoon Tones Garlic Powder
  • 6 slices cooked crumbled Applegate Naturals Uncured Sunday Bacon
  • 2 teaspoons Tones Chopped Dry Chives
  • Himalayan Pink Salt, to taste
  • Tones Restaurant Ground Black Pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer.
  3. Bring water to a boil.
  4. Add cauliflower, cover, and steam until tender, approximately 15-20 minutes.
  5. Transfer cauliflower to a large bowl, and use a potato masher or fork to mash until the cauliflower mixture is fluffy.
  6. Then add the following to the bowl of cauliflower: mashed potato flakes, sour cream, butter, and garlic powder.
  7. Add half the cheddar cheese, half the bacon, and half of the chives, mix by hand until everything is incorporate, and then season with salt and black pepper as needed.
  8. Pour mixture into a baking dish and sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese, bacon, and chives on top of the dish OR divide into six even portions, which should be approximately ⅓-1/2 cup.
  9. Bake in preheated oven until cheese is melts, about 10 minutes. (Note: The time may be less, if making individual portions.)
Notes
A Single Serving is approximately ⅓-1/2 cup and the Nutrition Fact table is base on the ingredients I used in the recipe.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 6 Calories: 226 Fat: 18 Saturated fat: 11 Unsaturated fat: 2 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 9 Sugar: 3 Sodium: 589 Fiber: 2 Protein: 9 Cholesterol: 50

 



I am an Austinite, from Austin, TX where our slogan is to ‘Keep Austin Weird’ and blogging is my way. Where ‘trashy’ is not only a taco style at a local restaurant, but ‘down and dirty’ is my style in the kitchen creating delectable and sinful food porn to help my readers find their inner foodie through recipes. I also have a passion for reading romance novels; so writing reviews is how I give back to the author community I dearly respect, by shedding light on the details, and providing a different perspective other than the synopsis. Although cooking, reading romance novels, or quoting something for the day may by passions, but my LOVE is for my family & friends whom aide me in this journey to inspire people to find the beauty and love to try something new.


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