You won’t believe the simple, pantry-friendly ingredient swaps we used to make our Slow Cooker Cauliflower Casserole into a low carb dish. This recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight side the entire family will love.
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QUESTION TIME: Are you tired of cauliflower rice?
Cauliflower is the low-carb staple replacing rice in many of our dishes, but after a while, cauliflower rice can be bland and….BORING! Chicken, green beans, and steamed cauliflower rice is pretty lackluster, so I had the desire to give a wow factor to traditional cauliflower!
SKINNY LOUISIANA DRAWING BOARD
In taking cauliflower and cauliflower rice to the low carb drawing board, I wanted to add lots of flavor and make my entire family happy. Pull out that slow cooker, a bit of cheese, and some Tony’s Chachere’s and we have a WINNER!
WHERE TO SHOP FOR LOW CARB INGREDIENTS
Before I go over ingredients, know the items used in this recipe can be found at many of your local supermarkets and Drug Emporium. Many of you know my love of Drug Emporium stores. Not only does Drug Emporium have amazing prices (often the cheapest in town), I work with this amazing company in putting on Low Carb Food Demonstrations and product selection for shelves. No Drug Emporium in your town? No worries, you will be able to find the items at your local supermarkets.
WHY USE A SLOW COOKER
Slow Cooker. We love using the slow cooker in the Skinny Louisiana kitchen. Not only is the slow cooker easy to use, it is safe (no open flame), and energy efficient. Slow cookers consume as little as 150 watts per hour at a low setting and cut electricity cost for cooking by half. (and yes, I love to save money). (Thanks SWEPCO for the info!)
Slow cookers range in tons of shapes and sizes, but my personal slow cooker is a 6 quart Crock Pot since I can set the time and go!!!
INGREDIENTS IN OUR LOW CARB SLOW COOKER CAULIFLOWER CASSEROLE (KETO FRIENDLY) RECIPE
LOW CARB SUBSTITUTES IN OUR LOW CARB SLOW COOKER CAULIFLOWER CASSEROLE (KETO FRIENDLY) RECIPE
Tony Chachere’s Spice N Herbs Seasoning Blend
2% Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Heavy whipping cream
HOW TO STORE OUR LOW CARB SLOW COOKER CASSEROLE
I highly doubt you will have any leftovers, but you can store it in a simple covered container.
LOW CARB SLOW COOKER CAULIFLOWER CASSEROLE (KETO FRIENDLY) RECIPE
Cut cream cheese into small cubes. Combine all items except bacon in slow cooker.
Cover. Cook on low for 2-3 hours.
NUTRITION FACTS (1 cup serving)
Calories: 258, Fat: 16g, Cholesterol: 57.5g, Sodium: 215mg, Carbs: 5.9g, Fiber: 1.5g.
NET CARBS: 4 GRAMS
Carb count exclude sugar alcohols. New carb count is determined with the equation total carbohydrate – total fiber – sugar alcohol.
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This recipe was developed and copyright by culinary dietitian Shelly Marie Redmond. She is the author of Skinny Louisiana…in the Kitchen and Skinny Louisiana…in the Slow Cooker. She practices out of Eberhart Physical Therapy which she co-owns with her husband Greg. In her spare time, she watches Snapped and Investigation Discovery.