Cauliflower Cheese Grits
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Cauliflower Cheese Grits {Low-Carb Side}

Cauliflower Cheese Grits

From time to thyme we go on a low-carb kick.  Cauliflower has become the new potato in our house.  We’ve made Cauliflower Mash for years, but have recently begun turning it into other side dishes, like Cauliflower Rice, Cauliflower ‘Potato’ Salad, and Cauliflower Cheese Grits.

Cauliflower Cheese Grits

Cauliflower Cheese Grits {Low-Carb Side}

Libby with Lemony Thyme
A wonderful low-carb alternative to yummy creamy cheese grits.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 4


  • 1 small head cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup milk or cream
  • 2-3 Laughing Cow Light Garlic & Herb cheese wedges
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • sea salt & freshly cracked pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper


  • Trim cauliflower into florets, then chop in food processor in batches to about rice size pieces.
  • Put chopped cauliflower in a medium sauce pan with 1/2 cup water. Over low heat gently simmer until liquid has absorbed. Add in milk/cream, then gradually add in cheeses, stirring to combine until cheese has melted. Add additional milk to desired consistency. Season will salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste.


Depending on the volume of chopped cauliflower, adjust milk & cheeses to desired consistency.


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