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Stovetop Keto Mac and Cheese - This keto mac and cheese recipe is made using cauliflower, pancetta and lots of old cheddar cheese. It takes only a few minutes to make and is immensely satisfying.

Stovetop Keto Mac and Cheese

Made with Cauliflower, this is a dish that will satisfy you and leave you happy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Keto / Low Carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 512kcal
Author Idriss


  • 1 Head of cauliflower. Cut it the florets out and make sure they are relatively small and even sized.
  • 3/4 Cup of pancetta cut into cubes.
  • cup  almond milk or other low carb option
  • Tablespoons  butter
  • cup  shredded cheddar cheese
  • cup grated mozzarella
  • 1/4  teaspoon  chipotle powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  turmeric
  • Salt & Pepper to taste.


  • Bring 4 cups of salted water to a boil in a pot, over high heat. Add cauliflower, and cook for 8 minutes or until it’s cooked through (Make sure it's not over cooked as in too soft tender) . Strain the cauliflower, and set aside. 
  • In a sauce pan, melt your butter and cook your pancetta through for 4 minutes and add almond milk, salt, pepper and chipotle, turmeric to it. Stir frequently and increase heat to medium-high. Once mixture comes to a simmer, add cauliflower to saucepan and stir well. Reduce heat to medium-low and let it cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Add grated cheeses, allow to sit about 30 seconds until slightly melty and then stir until your cauliflower is well coated in cheese. 

  • Serve while it's hot
  • Enjoy!



Calories: 512kcal