Low Carb Mexican Cauliflower Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Low Carb Mexican Cauliflower Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Low Carb Mexican Cauliflower Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tasha7399

Makes 6 servings



A lower calorie and carb casserole to satisfy that mexican melt down nacho craving. Enjoy with additional sour cream, guacamole, salsa and chips if desired. (But add in the additional calories)! Good casserole on its own. Calorie count can be lessened by using all low fat cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Low Carb Mexican Cauliflower Casserole

16 ounces cauliflower
6 ounces ground turkey
1 cup tomato, chopped
1/2 cup pepper, chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/3 cup milk, 2 %
1/3 cup cream cheese, light
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, low fat, grated
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated

Recipe Directions for Low Carb Mexican Cauliflower Casserole

  1. Steam fresh or frozen cauliflower in water. Drain and set aside.

  2. Mix tomatoe, green pepper, onion and other seasonings.

  3. Can also substitute 1 -2 cups of traditional salsa.

  4. Brown ground turkey and add vegetable mixture.

  5. If desired add taco seasoning to taste. Can also add jalepeno peppers,chili, cumin, salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Heat milk. Add 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and 1/3 cup cream cheese. Mix with califlower.

  7. Put cauliflower, cheese mixture on bottom of casserole pan.

  8. Put ground turkey and tomatoe mixture on top of cauliflower.

  9. Add a bit of additional salsa if desired.Sprinkle top with remaining grated chedder cheese.

  10. Bake in a preheated oven at 400 F. for 15-25 minutes until hot and bubbly and cheese is melted.

  11. Enjoy!

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 186.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.0g
23%
Saturated Fat
8.0g
40%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Sodium
217mg
9%
Potassium
473mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
9.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
16.0g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 20% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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