This Induction friendly dish is a subtle variation of my Smoked Gouda Cauliflower recipe. If you like that recipe you’re sure to like this one. I changed up the cheeses a bit (Necessity is the mother of invention) and the resulting dish was very tasty indeed. I’m finding just a touch of Boursin cheese can transform what might be an ordinary dish into the sublime. It comes in a little 5oz. box in the specialty cheese area of the grocery store. I’m starting to experiment with Boursin a lot these days. FYI, the brand of smoked gouda I use has 1 net carb per ounce.
More delicious low-carb recipes can be at your fingertips with your very own set of Jennifer Eloff and friends’ best-selling cookbooks LOW CARBING AMONG FRIENDS. She has collaborated with famous low-carb Chef George Stella and several other talented cooks to bring you a wealth of delicious recipes you are going to want to try. Even a few of my recipes are in each of the 5 volumes! Order your set TODAY! (also available individually) from Amazon or: http://amongfriends.us/order.php
DISCLAIMER: I am not paid for this book promotion nor for the inclusion of my recipes therein. I do so merely because they are GREAT cookbooks any low-carb cook would be proud to add to their cookbook collection.
1 medium large head cauliflower
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
4 oz. Smoked Gouda cheese, shredded
2 T. Boursin cheese, (I used shallot and chive)
¼ tsp. coarse black pepper
1 tsp. coconut oil to grease dish (or oil of your choice)
1/4 tsp. dried red bell pepper or 1 T. chopped chives/green onion to garnish the top (optional)
Cut up cauliflower into manageable pieces and boil or steam until tender. Drain and mash slightly with a fork in a large bowl. Stir in softened cream cheese and Boursin. Grease glass casserole dish and spoon half the cauliflower mixture in. Sprinkle with half the grated smoked Gouda. Spoon remaining cauliflower into dish and top with rest of Gouda cheese. Sprinkle with salt and if using, the dried red pepper or chives. Bake at 350º for 20-30 minutes or until bubbly and lightly browned.
NUTRITIONAL INFO: Serves 6, each serving contains:
15.1 g fat
6.27 g carbs, 2.4 g fiber, 3.87 g NET CARBS
8.0 g protein
325 mg sodium