Best, Easiest Cauliflower Keto Mac and Cheese Recipe. A delicious low carb side dish perfect for family gatherings and holiday parties. All make quick in your Instant Pot!
Mac and cheese is such an iconic American dish. Unfortunately it’s typically packed full of carbs.
The version of mac and cheese that we are sharing today is not only low carb, but it’s also made in the Instant Pot! We love using pressure cookers to help speed up cooking times, plus you can keep food warm using the sauté function!
This recipe is made with minimal ingredients and you probably already have most of these keto groceries at home!
Keto Mac and Cheese Ingredients
- head cauliflower
- unsalted butter
- heavy cream
- Worcestershire sauce
- onion powder
- garlic powder
- Dijon mustard
- hot sauce
- black pepper
- cream cheese
- shredded cheddar cheese
How to make cauliflower mac and cheese keto
First, add the cauliflower, butter, water, cream, Worcestershire, onion powder, garlic powder, Dijon, hot sauce, salt, and black pepper to the inner pot; give everything a quick stir. Next, add the lid to the Instant Pot.
Next, turn the Instant Pot on Manual, High Pressure for 2 minutes. Once timer goes off, do a quick release. After that, stir in the cream cheese and cheddar (reserving a small handful of cheddar for topping, if desired).
Finally, transfer to a serving bowl, sprinkle the scallion on top, and serve.
Can’t eat cauliflower? We’re got you covered! Check out this recipe for keto mac and cheese without cauliflower.
Love your pressure cooker just as much as week do, check out this post we wrote about our favorite keto Instant Pot Recipes. Below are some of the most popular low carb pressure cooker recipes on our blog!
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Best, Easiest Cauliflower Keto Mac and Cheese Recipe
What You'll Need
- 3 pound cauliflower 1 3 lb head cauliflower, chopped into bite-sized pieces
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 ounce cream cheese
- 6 ounce cheddar shredded (or a mix of cheddar and Swiss)
- 1 scallion green and white parts, thinly sliced, for garnish
- Add the cauliflower, butter, water, cream, Worcestershire, onion powder, garlic powder, Dijon, hot sauce, salt, and black pepper to the pot; give everything a quick stir.
- Turn the pot on Manual, High Pressure for 2 minutes and then do a quick release.
- Stir in the cream cheese and cheddar (reserving a small handful of cheddar for topping, if desired).
- Transfer to a serving bowl, sprinkle the scallion on top, and serve.
- 7g net carbs per serving