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Low Carb Cheesy Cauliflower Grits

  • Author: Sweetpea
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: low carb/keto
  • Method: stove-top cooking
  • Cuisine: low carb southern


Cheesy Cauliflower Grits are a deliciously easy low carb/keto recipe idea that will have you thinking you are eating grits!



  • 12-ounce bag Cauliflower Florets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 teaspoons salt (more to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (more to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon sliced green onions


  1. Pour bag of cauliflower florets into the pot of water.
  2. Turn stove to medium-high heat, cover, and bring to a boil.
  3. Boil until soft, 8-10 minutes.
  4. In a separate medium mixing bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, salt, and pepper.
  5. Once cauliflower is soft, drain, and add to mixing bowl.
  6. With a star-shaped masher, mash cauliflower into cheese and butter, until it resembles grits. Taste to adjust seasoning.
  7. Serve immediately, garnishing with sliced green onions.


Make the night before, and store in a covered baking dish! Half an hour before ready to serve, remove cover and place in a cold oven. Turn the oven to 350˚, and heat until brown and bubbly, about half an hour.

Keywords: low carb cheesy cauliflower grits