27 Keto Cauliflower Recipes that Are Low Carb and *Actually* Delicious

Cauliflower is trending in a major way. It’s tasty, it’s flexible, you can make it into pretty much anything, and yep, it’s low carb. One cup (100 grams) of raw cauliflower has approximately five grams of carbs, and three grams of fiber, meaning that a serving of cauliflower has just two net carbs. If you’re seriously missing the starch while on a keto diet, cauliflower is the best substitute. You'll see what we mean when you try the cauliflower rolls and gluten-free cauliflower pizza crust included in this roundup. Here, 27 keto cauliflower recipes—from main dishes to appetizers—that are damn tasty.

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1. Cauliflower Tortillas

Call all your keto friends! Taco Tuesday is super low-carb again!

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Half Baked Harvest

2. Roasted Cauliflower White Pizza Dip

Bring this keto party dip to your next potluck and we guarantee no one will have a clue it's made from cauliflower.

3. Gluten Free Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks

Unlimited breadsticks, very few carbs. Yaaasss.

4. Cauliflower Fried Rice

You’ll wonder why you ever ordered takeout once you whip up a batch of this hearty and healthy take on a classic.

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5. ‘everything Bagel’ Cauliflower Rolls

OK, these rolls don’t taste exactly like white bread (if they did, they’d be pretty boring). Riced, baked cauliflower breaks just like bread and has the same tender crumbs, but doesn’t weigh you down because it’s super low-carb and gluten-free. Thanks, Lexi's Clean Kitchen, for the recipe inspiration.

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6. Keto Instant Pot Greek Cauliflower Rice

Plain cauliflower rice is just fine. But this Greek cauliflower rice, from Jen Fisch’s new cookbook, Keto in an Instant, is even better. Why? Because it’s made in the Instant Pot.

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7. Cauliflower Pizza Crust

We love cauliflower, and we love pizza. So we asked our recipes editor to find a way to unite two of our culinary loves (and we're not talking about just tossing on some florets as a topping). Behold: this low-carb cauliflower pizza crust recipe. The gluten-free crust becomes a blank canvas that's ready for any combination of toppings (we went with a classic marinara-mozzarella-basil pie).

8. Cacio E Pepe Cauliflower

Pasta? We never met her. This super-cheesy cauli is all you need when carb cravings hit.

9. Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini Ranch

Just because it’s a keto vegetarian dish doesn’t mean it can’t be totally extra. Enter: Your new favorite condiment, tahini ranch.

10. Cauliflower Steaks With Lemon-herb Sauce

Memorize this bright green sauce recipe, which is as excellent on roasted cauliflower as it is on pretty much any veg or protein. (Pro tip: make extra.)

11. Chicken Meatballs And Cauliflower Rice With Coconut-herb Sauce

Cauliflower may not be the leading lady in this dish, but the rice creates a hearty bed of goodness for your homemade meatballs.

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My New Roots

12. Cauliflower Bagels

You no longer have to skip your Sunday morning bagel sandwich thanks to this keto-friendly substitute. Despite being completely grain and flour-free, they still have the fluffy, lightweight texture of a bagel. To be smeared with lox and cream cheese, obviously.

13. Chrissy Teigen's Garlicky Cauliflower ‘rice'

Good enough as a meal on its own or an amazing base for pretty much any entrée. Just trust Chrissy with this one.

14. Crispy Prosciutto-wrapped Cauliflower Bites

They’re basically inside-out pigs in a blanket, but totally keto! Serve them as an appetizer at your next party, or just make a batch for a good Netflix nosh.

15. Shrimp With Cauliflower 'grits' And Arugula

Shout out to goat cheese for making these cauliflower grits extra creamy.

16. Cauliflower ‘potato’ Salad

When the carb cravings hit, cauliflower is here to sub in for potatoes! And yes, it works.

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Minimalist Baker

17. Vegan Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

See ya, potatoes. This rich, velvety keto side dish—complete with four garlic cloves, vegan butter and creamy almond milk—is so dreamy you won’t miss the spuds.

18. Cauliflower, Olive, Pepper And Caper Salad (insalata Di Rinforzo)

Italian food doesn’t have to be backed with carbs. This crisp and refreshing antipasto salad by Roman food goddess Katie Parla is veggie heaven in a bowl.

19. Baked Cauliflower With Pomegranate Seeds And Thyme

We’re already jealous of how good your kitchen smells when you bake this cauli dish.

20. Cauliflower Curry With Crispy Shallots

A Thai-inspired yellow curry packs this cauliflower with flavor (and not too much spice).

21. Antoni Porowski’s Cauliflower Steaks With Turmeric And Crunchy Almonds

One of Netflix’s greatest purveyors of good taste, Queer Eye’s Antoni, shares a cauliflower recipe that will have you chef-kissing your fingers.

22. Slow-cooker Garlic-herb Mashed Cauliflower

Set it, forget it and then scarf it all down. Fresh herbs are key in making this cauliflower mash super impressive.

23. Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

This keto-friendly cauliflower main dish is so easy, and such a showstopper at a dinner party.

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Lexi's Clean Kitchen

24. Spiced Roasted Cauliflower

The secret to this keto side dish? Cumin. Bonus points that it all comes together in one pan.

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Well and Full

25. Purple Cauliflower Tabbouleh

This flavorful Middle Eastern side salad gets a plant-based reboot.

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Dear Crissy

26. Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Three cheeses are better than one when it comes to this keto-friendly casserole.

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27. Mexican Cauliflower Rice Casserole

This cheesy, vegetarian dinner comes together in under an hour and in a single skillet.

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