8 Low-Carb Cauliflower Recipes – Simply So Delicious

by Sidney Yang – Updated May 1, 2021
8 Low-Carb Cauliflower Recipes – Simply So Delicious
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Low-Carb Cauliflower Recipes - Enrich your carb-free cooking repertoire with these 8 delicious recipes.

Low-Carb Cauliflower Recipes – Cauliflower is the ultimate low-carb ingredient hack you need. Indeed, cauliflower is considered by many as the greatest low-carb vegetable ever because it is full of vitamin C and its 4% only amount of carbs. It can even fit into a keto diet! Here are 8 low-carb recipes using cauliflower as a base to enrich your carb-free cooking repertoire. Enjoy!

8 Low-Carb Cauliflower Recipes

1. Whole Roasted Cauliflower With Butter Sauce

Whole Roasted Cauliflower With Butter Sauce

A lovely low carb side - Crisp, tender, and SO delicious, this is your new favorite way to eat cauliflower.

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • Fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cups (1l) vegetable or chicken stock, more or less, depending on the size of the cauliflower
  • 1/3 cup (70)g melted butter
  • Fresh cracked pepper
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2. Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

Super nutritious and ready in 15 minutes.

  • 2 cups broccoli florets, chopped small and rinsed
  • 3 cups cauliflower florets, chopped small and rinsed
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 yellow or white onion, diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 cups (1.5l) vegetable broth
  • 1 (15oz – 420g) can diced tomatoes, drained (or 4 tomatoes, diced)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian dried herbs
  • A pinch of crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • Fresh grated Parmesan cheese, for serving
  • Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for serving
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3. Cauliflower fried rice

Cauliflower fried rice

This hearty low carb cauliflower fried rice is brimming with textures and flavor. A nutritious blend of cauliflower, bell peppers, garlic, onion and smoked sausage is tossed with spices for a downright delicious dinner ready in just 20 minutes!

  • 1/2 cauliflower head, cut into small florets
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 9 ounces smoked sausage, sliced (not ground sausage)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • /4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
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4. Roasted Cauliflower steaks

Roasted Cauliflower steaks

Few ingredients, big payoff! These low carb cauliflower steaks are brushed with a mixture of olive oil, garlic and italian herbs, then roasted in the oven to crisp-tender perfection. Serve them with a smokey barbecue sauce for a toothsome weeknight dinner.

  • One cauliflower head
  • Olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper
  • Italian herb mix
  • Fresh thyme
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5. Brown Butter Garlic Cauliflower Foil Packets

Brown Butter Garlic Cauliflower Foil Packets

Quick, easy and healthy - A full low carb meal with zero clean-up.

  • 1 cauliflower head, broken down into florets and rinsed
  • 5 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 or 2 teaspoons dried garlic, optional
  • 1 or 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/3 cup brown butter or ghee
  • Fresh chopped parsley
  • Fresh thyme leaves
  • Crushed red chili pepper flakes, optional
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6. Stuffed Whole Cauliflower with Ground Beef and Cheese

Stuffed Whole Cauliflower with Ground Beef and Cheese

A complete meal, healthy and full of flavors. This stuffed whole cauliflower makes for an incredible low-carb dinner any night of the week.


  • 1 large cauliflower head
  • 1 lb (500g) ground beef
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 lbs (500g) tomatoes
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 sprig of flat parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • Smoked paprika, to taste
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper
  • 1/2 cup (150ml) vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan
  • Breadcrumbs
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7. Low Carb Parmesan Cauliflower Fried Rice

Low Carb Parmesan Cauliflower Fried Rice

This versatile cauliflower fried rice perfectly mimics a classic fried rice but each spoonful is packed with fresh vegetables. It’s so rich and delicious, you won’t believe it’s grain-free!


  • 1/2 head raw cauliflower
  • 8 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup (80g) diced red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 bouillon cube, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup (50ml) dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup (30g) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
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8. Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole

Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole

This loaded cauliflower casserole is a healthier alternative to mashed potatoes, but far more flavorful! It offers the same texture with significantly fewer calories and carbs, and a much bigger dose of fiber and vitamin C!

  • 1/2 cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1 tomato, seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallion
  • 1/3 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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