Delicious and Healthy Loaded Cheesy Cauliflower Recipe

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Delicious and Healthy Loaded Cheesy Cauliflower Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 13, 2023

Indulge in the comforting flavors of cheesy cauliflower with this loaded recipe. Made with fresh cauliflower florets, crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, and a medley of flavorful toppings, this dish is the ultimate comfort food. It's perfect as a side dish for any meal or as a tasty vegetarian main course. Best of all, it's low in carbs and high in nutrients, making it a guilt-free indulgence.

Ingredients

  • 1 large head of cauliflower
  • 4 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the cauliflower into florets and place them in a steamer basket. Steam for about 10 minutes or until tender.
  3. Transfer the steamed cauliflower to a baking dish and sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese over the top.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  5. In the meantime, mix the sour cream, sliced green onions, chopped parsley, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl.
  6. Remove the cauliflower from the oven and top with the crumbled bacon. Drizzle the sour cream mixture over the cauliflower.
  7. Return the dish to the oven and bake for an additional 5 minutes or until everything is heated through and the toppings are slightly crispy.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Cauliflower is a versatile and nutritious vegetable that is packed with vitamins and fiber.
  • Replacing traditional loaded potatoes with cauliflower makes this recipe a healthier option.
  • Adding bacon and cheese gives a delicious twist to the classic cauliflower dish.