Are You Missing Out on This Mouthwatering Keto Cauliflower & Bacon Au Gratin? Savor this new recipe for Keto Cauliflower and Bacon Au Gratin, a flavorful low-carb dish perfect for a healthy indulgence this Thanksgiving or any meal. Enjoy!
1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets
8 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper, to taste
Chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)
Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
Steam or boil the cauliflower florets until they are just tender. Drain well and set aside.
Cook the bacon slices until crispy. Once cooked, crumble them into small pieces.
In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
Pour in the heavy cream and bring to a gentle simmer.
Stir in the shredded cheddar cheese and grated Parmesan cheese until melted and smooth.
Add Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Adjust the seasonings to taste.
Combine Cauliflower, Bacon, and Cheese Sauce:
In a large mixing bowl, combine the steamed cauliflower and crumbled bacon.
Pour the cheese sauce over the cauliflower and bacon mixture. Gently toss until the cauliflower is well-coated.
Assemble in a Baking Dish:
Transfer the cauliflower mixture to a greased baking dish, spreading it evenly.
Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes or until the top is golden brown, and the mixture is bubbly.
Garnish and Serve; Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.
Optionally, garnish with chopped fresh parsley for a burst of color and freshness.
Serve warm as a delicious keto-friendly side dish.
This Cauliflower and Bacon Au Gratin is a flavorful and satisfying alternative to traditional potato gratin. The combination of cauliflower, bacon, and cheesy goodness makes it a perfect low-carb addition to your Thanksgiving menu or any keto-friendly meal. Enjoy!