Cauliflower is a low-carb vegetable that’s become popular in recent years. Due to its unique flavor and texture, cauliflower can be used to make many keto-friendly dishes. Below you’ll find 20 fantastic keto cauliflower recipes to add to your meal plan!
Following a keto diet teaches you to become creative with simple foods like cauliflower, zucchini, and cabbage. These low-starch veggies are the perfect natural low-carb alternative to use in place of noodles, tortillas, rice, and potatoes.
I make keto cauliflower rice every week. However, cauliflower is also great for making your favorite keto comfort food, dips, soups, cauliflower tortillas, and much more! Below are 20 of the best keto cauliflower recipes!
TOP 20 KETO CAULIFLOWER RECIPES
Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce by Chocolate Covered Kate
If you love the taste of Alfredo sauce but could do without the calories, then this keto-friendly Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce is the perfect alternative! This creamy sauce is delicious over regular pasta or veggie pasta and is one of my favorite recipes!
Mashed Cauliflower by Cafe Delites
This cauliflower mash recipe is simple to make and uses simple ingredients like heavy cream chicken stock, fresh herbs, and black pepper, and it’s all mashed with a potato masher, just like traditional mashed potatoes!
Cauliflower Mexican Rice
Third on our list of the best keto cauliflower recipes is our cauliflower Mexican rice! This Mexican seasoned cauliflower rice is seasoned with cumin, paprika, garlic, onion, peppers, and tomatoes and is the perfect substitute for Mexican rice. This recipe is paleo, keto, whole30, and vegan-friendly and is the perfect side dish for Mexican-inspired recipes.
Loaded Cauliflower Casserole
This cheesy cauliflower casserole recipe tastes better than the potato version but without the added carbs. Bite-size pieces of roasted cauliflower are covered in a sour cream and cream cheese sauce with bacon bits, cheddar cheese, and green onions. This tasty recipe is a great low-carb side dish and is keto and gluten-free. This recipe has under 8 grams of net carbs per serving.
Cauliflower Pizza Crust by Gimme Delicious
Learn how to make the BEST low-carb and keto-friendly cauliflower crust pizza in under 30 minutes. This cauliflower crust pizza is super crispy and tastes so much like regular pizza, and is just 4g net carbs per slice!
Keto Cauliflower Lasagna Noodle Recipe
Make lasagna with these 3-ingredient Cauliflower Noodles. Cauliflower is mixed with cream cheese to make the most delicious keto cauliflower noodles. Perfect for making lasagna.
Creamy Cauliflower ‘Mac’ n Cheese by Keto Focus
Creamy cauliflower ‘Mac’ n cheese is comforting food at its best. Two types of cheeses make up this creamy, gooey sauce. Once poured over steamed cauliflower, you can’t even tell it’s there! This tasty keto cauliflower mac casserole dish is one of those great recipes the whole family loves!
Cauliflower Potato Salad by Fantabulosity
Easy Low Carb cauliflower salad you’ll want to make for that barbecue this summer, or even during the week for a healthy side dish recipe on a low-carb or keto diet!
Cheesy Bacon Cauliflower Soup by Britney Breaks Bread
Cheesy Bacon Cauliflower Soup is a low-carb soup full of cheese, bacon, and garlic! It’s easy to make, delicious, and perfect for a cozy yet keto meal! This is our favorite soup in our collection of keto cauliflower recipes!
Chicken Cilantro Rice Soup
Chicken Cilantro Lime Soup is a Mexican soup with lime flavor, chunks of chicken, and tomatoes. This soup is Paleo, gluten-free, keto, and Whole-30 friendly.
Cauliflower Tater Tots
These crispy cauliflower tater tots are addicting and fun to eat as a snack or a dinner side dish. These cauliflower tots are gluten-free and keto-friendly!
Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower by Low Carb Spark
Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower is a super quick and easy side dish that no one can resist. Ready in less than 30 minutes, these baked cauliflower bites are crisp-tender perfection. All you need is cauliflower, parmesan cheese, herbs, eggs, almond flour, and a baking sheet to make this tasty recipe!
Cauliflower Buffalo Bites
Spice up your game day with these tender, baked to perfection cauliflower buffalo bites. This recipe is both vegan and keto!
Airy Fryer Cauliflower by Little Sunny Kitchen
Super simple and delicious crispy Air Fryer cauliflower! Thanks to the Air Fryer, you can easily and quickly make tasty cauliflower with just a handful of ingredients in no time.
Keto Cauliflower Hummus
I love myself a yummy veggie dip, and this keto cauliflower hummus is the perfect low-carb dip or spread! Serve it with fresh veggies or almond flour crackers at your next get-together.
Cauliflower HashBrowns by Keto Connect
Make this incredible breakfast side dish with just three simple ingredients. Be sure to make extra!
Cauliflower Egg Wrap by Jillians Healthful Eats
Loaded with flavor and made using only four ingredients. The possibilities of what to fill them with are endless! This is one of our favorite keto cauliflower recipes in our list!
Loaded Cauliflower Bites
These loaded cauliflower bites are keto-friendly and delicious! Each bite is tasty and has all the flavors of a loaded baked potato, but low-carb and in small bite-size pieces!
If you are looking to change up your carb-heavy hash brown breakfast, these baked cauliflower fritters are the perfect answer. They are moist on the inside with a crispy and crunchy outer layer, and they go well with any protein for a healthy balanced breakfast.
Cauliflower Breadsticks by Real Housemoms
Melted cheese, fresh garlic, & herbs make these Low Carb Cauliflower Breadsticks an indulgent treat that is even better than traditional breadsticks! This is the ultimate keto-friendly side dish with only 2 grams of carbs.
These cauliflower low-carb recipes are a great substitute for anyone on a keto diet or looking to add more cauliflower into their diet! These simple recipes make great main dishes or side dishes and taste so good that the entire family will enjoy them! You can use frozen cauliflower rice to make these recipes or make your own at home with raw cauliflower. Check out the recipe card below to learn how to make cauliflower rice at home in less than 5 minutes!Print
Cauliflower Rice Recipe + 20 Cauliflower Keto Recipes!
This simple cauliflower rice recipe can be made with a cheese grater or food processor and makes a great side dish. This is the best keto friendly rice substitute!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 4 servings
- Category: Side dish
- Method: Food Processor
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Gluten Free
- One large head of cauliflower
- Wash and dry the raw cauliflower head and remove the greens.
- Cut the fresh cauliflower in half, then into chunks, or cut up the cauliflower florets.
- Then use a box grater to grate the cauliflower into rice size pieces. Alternatively, you can use a food processor with a grater attachment to grate the cauliflower into rice.
- Place the riced cauliflower into a paper towel-lined strainer and gently press the cauliflower to remove any excess water.
- Next, you can use the riced cauliflower to make your favorite keto cauliflower recipe or sauté it in a skillet with one tbs of coconut to make fried rice or cover it with a lid to make steamed cauliflower rice.
- Store leftover cauliflower rice in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five days.
- Serving Size: 1 cup
- Calories: 50
- Carbohydrates: 10.8g (5g net carbs)
- Fiber: 5g
- Protein: 4g