Recipes

25 Clever Ways to Cut Carbs with Cauliflower

Cutting back on carbohydrates doesn’t have to mean giving up all your favorite foods. Versatile cauliflower is your new secret ingredient for de-carbifying your pastas, potatoes, and more!

1. Just Like Loaded Baked Potatoes/Cauliflower

kitchme.com

This deconstructed dish offers all your favorite baked potato flavors. See recipe details.

2. Cauliflower Tortillas

recipegirl.com

A paleo-friendly tortilla that you might actually prefer to corn or flour varieties. See recipe details.

3. Low Carb Falafel with Tahini Sauce

ibreatheimhungry.com

Cut back on carbs by subbing cauliflower for chickpeas. See recipe details.

4. Low Carb Parmesan Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

kitchme.com

Craving mashed potatoes? Cauliflower makes a flawless substitute for spuds. See recipe details.

5. ‘Everything Bagel’ Cauliflower Rolls

lexiscleankitchen.com

Break out the lox and cream cheese! Classic “everything” toppings are the crowning glory of this clever swap. See recipe details.

6. Cauliflower Hash

anediblemosaic.com

Make a meal out of this savory dish by topping with a fried egg. See recipe details.

7. Seasoned Whole Roasted Cauliflower

kitchme.com

A show-stopping way to serve cauliflower as a main dish! See recipe details.

8. Cauliflower Crust Stromboli

theironyou.com

Use this versatile crust for stromboli, or switch it up for any of your crust needs! See recipe details.

9. Low Carb Cauliflower Hummus

ibreatheimhungry.com

Doctoring up a cauliflower puree makes for a healthy and tasty twist on hummus. See recipe details.

10. Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese Casserole

kitchme.com

A comfort food favorite now chock-full of veggie goodness! See recipe details.

11. Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Topping

ovenloveblog.com

You’d never know the fluffy topping on this adapted British classic was veggie-based! See recipe details.

12. Cauliflower Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Avocado Dip

wellplated.com

Little florets make perfect grabbable “wings” in this clever game-day recipe. See recipe details.

13. Cauliflower Rice

kitchme.com

Substituting veggies for white rice couldn’t be easier – really! See recipe details.

14. Cauliflower Potato Salad

nelliebellie.com

Your new favorite potato salad doesn’t have any potatoes in it at all. See recipe details.

15. Loaded Cauliflower & Chicken Casserole

rachelschultz.com

Cauliflower, cheese, and chicken combine into a hearty casserole perfect for family dinner. See recipe details.

16. Cauliflower Poppers

kitchme.com

A bit of spice adds a kick to this Weight Watchers snack. See recipe details.

17. Cauliflower Crust Pizza Bagels

cookiestokale.com

Pizza and bagels…; not typically low-carb fare. But this recipe changes all that! See recipe details.

18. Cauliflower Rice Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

tastingpage.com

You know that cauliflower rice we talked about earlier? Use it as stuffing for this delicious dish. See recipe details.

19. Cauliflower-Cheddar Soup

kitchme.com

Up the veggie factor of this hearty soup by adding a head of cauliflower to the mix. See recipe details.

20. Cauliflower Muffins

primaverakitchen.com

Cauliflower and oatmeal flour make these savory muffins both low-carb and gluten-free. See recipe details.

21. Creamy Caprese Cauliflower Casserole

theironyou.com

Caramelized cauliflower and classic Italian flavors make this zesty dish a crowd pleaser. See recipe details.

22. Cauliflower Gratin

kitchme.com

You simply can’t go wrong when you go “gratin.” See recipe details.

23. Chocolate Cauliflower Oatmeal

carrieonliving.com

Guests won’t be able to guess the secret swap ingredient in this no-oats alternative to traditional hot cereal. See recipe details.

24. Garlicky & Cheesy Carrots and Cauliflower Tots

diethood.com

These colorful bites pack even more flavor punch than your favorite childhood tots. See recipe details.

25. Oven-Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic, Olive Oil and Lemon Juice

kitchme.com

A few simple ingredients shine in this elegant veggie side dish. See recipe details.

When it comes to cauliflower as a carb substitute, the possibilities are endless. What are you waiting for? Get cooking!