Creamy Cauliflower Risotto


One thing we I think we can all agree on is that risotto is delicious. It’s also a rare find these days unless you hit up a fancy restaurant. Something so good and rich shouldn’t be a once in a while enjoyment so we replicated risotto with this cauliflower risotto recipe so you can enjoy it anytime you want and keep it keto!

Restaurant Remake Recipes!

Cooking at home can not only be a fun family activity, but it can save you money and time. However, eating out has it’s perks, the main one being delicious foods that you do’t know how to make at home. If you are in this boat then we have you covered with a lot of remakes on our food blog. Some of the favorites are:

  1. Butter Chicken (Indian classic you can make with our keto naan!)
  2. Easy Cashew Chicken
  3. Pizza (this is a zero carb pizza crust you can top with your favorites)
cooked cauliflower risotto in a white bowl with a spoon

Make It Creamy

If you can’t tell from the pictures you’ll be able to quickly tell from looking at the recipe that this dish is packed with creamy ingredients from the grated parmesan to the fatty cream.

Cauliflower Risotto

Instructions:

  • Add the cauliflower florets to a food processor and pulse until riced stopping to push down large chunks using a spatula as needed. Set aside.

  • Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat.

  • Add onion and garlic; cook until tender, about 3 minutes.

  • Stir in riced cauliflower; cook for 3 minutes more. Add mushrooms and cook until tender, about 3 minutes.

  • Stir in chicken broth and reduce down for about 5-6 minutes until it is absorbed, stirring frequently.

  • Stir heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and thyme into the skillet; cook over medium heat until creamy and thickened, about 5-6 minutes.

  • Remove from heat and allow to cool and thicken slightly for a few minutes before serving.

  • Best stored in an air tight container in the fridge 3-5 days.

  • Tip: complete this dish by topping it with some grilled or blackened chicken thighs or shrimp!

Notes

Net Carbs: 6g
Serving Size: 1/4th recipe

Nutrition Facts

Cauliflower Risotto

Amount Per Serving

Calories 342 Calories from Fat 270

% Daily Value*

Fat 30g46%

Carbohydrates 8g3%

Fiber 2g8%

Protein 13g26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.