Carb Smart Cheesy Roasted Cauliflower
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Carb Smart Cheesy Roasted Cauliflower

Carb Smart Cheesy Roasted Cauliflower

with Crispy Bacon Topping

Cauliflower is a great alternative to pasta in this ooey-gooey, cheesy dish. Topped with a crispy bacon topper, this dish is simply crave-able!

Carb Smart is based on a per serving calculation of the recipe's carbohydrate amount

Carb Smart

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time


serving amount

1 tbsp

Cream Sauce Spice Blend

(Contains Wheat)

100 g

Bacon Strips

285 g

Cauliflower, florets

56 g

Baby Spinach

¼ cup

Cheddar Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

1.5 tsp

Dijon Mustard

(Contains Mustard)

1 unit

Garlic, cloves

56 mL


(Contains Milk)

56 g

Red Onion

Not included in your delivery

¼ cup


(Contains Milk)

1 tbsp


0.13 tsp


0.13 tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories530 kcal
Fat46 g
Saturated Fat19 g
Carbohydrate17 g
Sugar7 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Protein14 g
Cholesterol85 mg
Sodium880 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Baking Sheet
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Large Non-Stick Pan
Paper Towel
Slotted Spoon
Medium Bowl


Prep and roast veggies

Before starting, preheat the oven to 425˚F.Wash and dry all produce. Cut cauliflower into bite-sized pieces.Peel, then cut half the onion into 1-inch pieces (use whole onion for 4 ppl).Add cauliflower, onions and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil to an unlined baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine.Roast in the middle of the oven until tender, 14-16 min.

Cook bacon

Meanwhile, cut bacon into 1-inch pieces.Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.When hot, add bacon and 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) water to the pan. Cook, flipping occasionally, until bacon is crispy and water evaporates, 5-7 min.**Remove from heat. Using a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate. Set aside.


Meanwhile, roughly chop spinach.Peel, then mince or grate garlic.Whisk together Dijon, garlic, cream and 1/4 cup (1/2 cup) milk in a medium bowl. Set aside.

Make cheese sauce

Drain and discard all but 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) bacon fat from the pan. Sprinkle Cream Sauce Spice Blend over bacon fat. Cook, stirring constantly, until fully combined, 30 sec. Add Dijon-cream mixture. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring often, until slightly reduced, 1-2 min.Remove from heat. Add half the bacon, cauliflower and onions, cheese and spinach. Stir until cheese is melted and spinach is wilted, 1 min. (TIP: Add 1 tbsp water if sauce is too thick!)Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Finish and serve

Divide cheesy cauliflower mixture between plates. Top with remaining bacon.