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Loaded cauliflower bake

August 13, 2017

If your familiar with not just my recipes but me and my picky way of eating from perhaps following along on my Instagramย  then you’d know I don’t really do vegetables ๐Ÿ˜‰ and I know I am not alone out there! Yes of course I know they are good for you, you’d have to be living under a rock to not know that, it’s common sense but… I am the type of person that does not wan’t to force myself to eat things simply because they are the healthy choice, I need to like it and enjoy it… well this loaded cauliflower bake is the answer.. it is how you get me to eat vegetables ๐Ÿ™‚ I was in love with this recipe and I am pretty sure I could of inhaled the whole dish… at 4 freestyle smart points per serving it would not have been that much damage lol.. It makes a great side dish and I can’t recommend it enough!


Loaded cauliflower bake
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Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 6
 
4SP Freestyle, 4SP/3PP per serving
Ingredients
  • 1 head of cauliflower, washed and cut (I only used fresh cauliflower, I think frozen will work but might have added water)
  • 6 slices of low point bacon (I use center cut bacon) cooked and crumbled
  • ½ cup fat free sour cream
  • ½ cup low fat plain yogurt (I used the Skyr yogurt, greek is good too)
  • 1 28g package ranch dip seasoning
  • Dash of salt & pepper
  • 1 cup reduced fat shredded cheese, I used a 3 cheese blend
  • Green onion, diced
Instructions
  1. Boil your cauliflower florets for about 15 minutes, drain and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 375F, spray a 9x13 casserole dish with some non stick spray.
  3. In a large bowl mix your sour cream, yogurt, ranch seasoning, salt & pepper, ½ of your crumbled bacon and ½ cup of your cheese (leave other ½ cup aside and half bacon for topping)
  4. Add in your cauliflower and mix well.
  5. Place cauliflower mixture in your casserole dish, top with your remaining cheese, bacon and diced green onion. Cover with foil and bake in oven for 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 7 minutes.
  6. Makes 6 servings, each weighing approx 7.5oz , 4 freestyle smart points per serving (3 points plus, old WW program) Recipe should freeze well
  7. Nutritional info per serving.. Calories 113..Fat 5.6g...Sat fat 3.4g..Carbs 6.2g..Fiber 0g...Sugars 4g..Protein 10.7g..
  8. *Note, you could also use bacon crumble (in the package) if you can't find low point bacon, it is fairly low in points..

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11 Comments

  • Reply Melody September 17, 2017 at 9:28 am

    Do you have a particular brand of bacon you’d recommend for low points? Thanks!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle September 17, 2017 at 1:31 pm

      I use center cut but buy it in the U.S, if your in Canada you can always try bacon crumble it is pretty low points

      • Reply Melody September 17, 2017 at 3:20 pm

        Ok thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply shannon January 14, 2018 at 12:56 am

    The nutrition lists no fiber…but there is fiber in cauliflower.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 16, 2018 at 12:44 pm

      The nutritional info does not incl the cauliflower since we do not count for vegetables on WW, I have since started adding them in when I do the nutrition info and letting people know they may get a different point value because of this..

  • Reply Emily April 8, 2018 at 10:56 am

    I bought vanilla yogurt instead of plain, lol, do you think it would be fine to just use a cup of the ff sour cream instead?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 8, 2018 at 1:32 pm

      Yes I think that will still work fine ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Michelke Lottner August 27, 2018 at 9:55 pm

    Made it tonight. Delicious!!!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle August 31, 2018 at 9:43 pm

      So glad you enjoyed it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply erin October 24, 2018 at 11:23 am

    We LOVE this recipe. Shared with friends and their family now LOVES it too. Delicious!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle October 24, 2018 at 12:27 pm

      Yay, so happy to hear that Erin ๐Ÿ™‚

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