Keto Mac And Cheese

We’ve outdone ourselves and our other keto mac and cheese recipe with this Velveeta Style Keto Mac And Cheese! Its right, creamy, hearty and will bring you back to your childhood days of eating Velveeta shells, or at least it did for me. Give this a try at home and watch your kids light up with cheese and joy!


Keto Mac And Cheese

A cream stovetop mac and cheese made out of cream cheese, chicken, and cayenne.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup water

1 large cauliflower head, cut into small florets

3/4 cup chicken broth

2 cups chicken, cooked and chopped

1/2 cup heavy cream

4 tbsp butter

4 oz cream cheese

1/2 tsp pink salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

1.5 cups shredded cheddar cheese

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Instructions:

  1. Add water to the bottom of a large stockpot and bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, add in the cauliflower florets, cover with a lid and steam for 5-6 minutes.
  2. Once fork tender, drain the water and transfer the steamed cauliflower to another large bowl. Set aside.
  3. Place the stockpot (used to steam cauliflower) back on the stove top at medium heat and add the chicken broth and chicken. Heat through for about a minute.
  4. Turn the heat up to medium-high and add in the cream, butter, cream cheese and seasonings. Combine with a wooden spoon allowing everything to melt and incorporate.
  5. Add in the cheddar cheese and combine using a spoon until fully melted and creamy in texture.
  6. Turn the heat down to medium and add the cauliflower back in. Combine using a spoon making sure all the cauliflower is covered and heated through.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!


 

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