This is one of the VERY FIRST RECIPES that I came up with for my family when we first started our Keto/Low carb journey. It’s the most popular side dish at every Holiday/Family Gathering that we go to.
People who are both Keto and not keto absolutely love this dish…..My good friends and also my Bosses, Dr. Ken Berry and his wife Neisha, from Neisha loves It, quite often get us to make this for their family gatherings.
Just one problem, after making nearly 150 blog recipes over the last few years, I had assumed that a recipe that I make so often would have already been put up….I honestly thought I had…..Nope!!!
I have never put up this now, “NEARLY FAMOUS” Cheesy Cauliflower Bake recipe….
WELL…..HERE IT IS FOLKS!!!
- 3 Bags frozen cauliflower florets
- 1 pound bacon (chopped)
- 12 oz block deli American cheese (we use land o lakes) cubed
- 1 small onion (diced)
- 1 TBSP minced garlic
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup pork panko for topping
- salt + pepper to taste, but shouldn’t need any salt.
- Preheat oven to 350F
- Steam the bags of cauliflower in the microwave for 8-10 minutes.
- Heat a large nonstick skillet/saucepan over medium/high heat. Add bacon and sauté until bacon starts to render it’s fat and is starting to brown.
- Add in onions and garlic and sauté until the onions have softened and gone translucent.
- Now it’s time to add in the American cheese. Stir constantly until the cheese is starting to melt, then pour in the heavy whipping cream.
- Keep stirring until the cream and the cheese begin to make a sauce, if you feel it’s too thick, add a little more cream to thin it out.
- Add in the steamed cauliflower and stir until every floret is well coated.
- Taste for seasoning.
- Pour into a casserole dish, top with pork panko and the cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
- Place into the oven and bake for 30 minutes and the top is golden brown and delicious.
- Once cooked, let it rest for 10 minutes before serving!
PRODUCTS WE USE:
- KITCHEN AID MEASURING SPOONS/CUPS
- PIONEER WOMAN CUTTING BOARD
- PIONEER WOMAN KNIFE SET
- T-FAL NONTICK 5QT JUMBO SAUTE PAN
- SERVING BOWLS
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