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Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole is unbelievably tasty, full of fantastic flavor, and tastes like loaded potatoes, but without all the carbs! Cauliflower, bacon, cheese, and green onions make a wonderful combination!
Course Main Dish, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 379kcal
Author Stacey

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs cauliflower florets
  • 8 oz sharp cheddar cheese shredded, divided
  • 8 oz Monterey Jack cheese shredded, divided
  • 8 oz block cream cheese softened
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups green onions sliced (2 bunches)
  • 6 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Steam cauliflower florets until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • While cauliflower steams, cream together 6 oz of the shredded cheddar, 6 oz of the Monterey Jack, cream cheese, and heavy cream
  • Stir in sliced green onions, chopped bacon, and garlic
  • Set aside
  • Drain any liquid from steamed cauliflower and add to cheese mixture
  • Stir cauliflower and cheese mixture together
  • Taste for seasoning, and add as necessary
  • If you want a finer texture, give a few mashes with the potato masher
  • Pour into a 2-3 quart casserole and sprinkle on remaining cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese
  • Cover dish with foil and bake for 25 minutes; remove foil and continue to bake until cheese is brown and bubbly
  • Enjoy

Nutrition

Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 676mg | Potassium: 558mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 815IU | Vitamin C: 58.3mg | Calcium: 559mg | Iron: 1.3mg