Keto Christmas Cauliflower Casserole

Keto Christmas Cauliflower Casserole

This weeks recipe is Keto Christmas Cauliflower Casserole, this is recipe #1 as part of our 2019 Keto Christmas Recipe series.  We believe that there is no reason to not remain strong on keto during the holidays.  All it takes is a little bit of planning and a willingness to try new things, however even many of the traditional holiday recipes can be modified and turned into Keto Low Carb friendly dishes that the entire family can enjoy.  This is a delicious casserole which actually gets better over time, it’s very versatile and you could experiment with it and take it in many different variations.

Keto Christmas Cauliflower Casserole
Delicious and easy to make Keto Christmas Cauliflower Casserole

This weeks recipe is the first in our Christmas seasonal series going all month long in December.

First up we have a cauliflower casserole with bacon… It is not only worthy of Christmas, one of Foods’s biggest days of the year, but it’s also a great side dish to be made at a future time whenever you need something for a dinner party or just an easy weeknight option.

With tender cauliflower florets interlaced with indulgent, melting pockets of cream cheese, cheddar, and crispy bacon, this loaded cauliflower casserole can’t help but win rave reviews( and second helpings) at your special dinners.

Why cauliflower casserole has all the best qualities of a Christmas side dish:

  • it’s indulgent, though as you can see, it is a healthy casserole alternative compared to the competition usually served during this season.
  • It can be scaled up for a large crowd or halved for a smaller one.
  • The ingredients can be prepared in advance, a key to protecting your sanity on the day of the feast.
  • It pairs well with other side dishes, and multiple types of meat.

My inspiration for this dish came from a “taste of home” recipe, although it was not ketogenic. And it is a great mash up of two classic comfort food recipes cauliflower au gratin, and loaded baked potatoes.

Keto Christmas Cauliflower Casserole
Keto Christmas Cauliflower Casserole


We had this a couple of times after making it, the recipe goes a long way and serves 12 (6 oz) servings.  The flavor actually improved over time.  We added bacon but you could easily add green onions or other items to make this recipe truly your own.

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Keto Christmas Cauliflower Casserole

This is a easy to make recipe great for upcoming holiday events. Sure to be enjoyed by those practicing keto or not.
Course Keto casseroles, keto dinner, low carb dinner ideas, low carb casseroles
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower, easy casserole, keto casseroles
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 304kcal


  • 3 lbs cauliflower fresh or frozen
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 teaspoons chicken bouillon
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground mustard
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup ground pork rinds
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Cook cauliflower according to package directions; drain. If using fresh ,cook and drain.
  • In a large bowl, mix sour cream, cheese, bouillon and mustard until blended. Stir in cauliflower; add cooked crumbled bacon. Transfer to a greased 9 x 13“ baking dish.
  • Melt butter. In a small bowl, add to ground pork rinds, flour, and Parmesan cheese mixing well. Sprinkle over casserole. Bake, uncovered 20 to 30 minutes or until heated through and topping is browned. May broil for 1 to 2 minutes, to aid in browning crumb topping.
  • Let rest for 10 - 15 minutes, then enjoy!



5 Net Carbs per 6 oz serving
12 Serving 
*All nutrition information is approximate. Please read and use your own labels for more precise information.  We provide these recipes to give you options for food choices on a Keto or Low Carb diet, it is YOUR responsibility to manage your individual daily macros.


Serving: 6oz | Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 445mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 567IU | Vitamin C: 55mg | Calcium: 235mg | Iron: 1mg


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