Keto Cheesy Bacon Cauliflower Bites

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If you're hunting for a keto-friendly recipe that's guaranteed to wow your tastebuds, look no further than the Keto Cheesy Bacon Cauliflower Bites. This mouthwatering medley blends the uncomplicated yet unexpected flavors of bacon and cauliflower, amplified by a rich trio of cream, goat, and parmesan cheese. The inspiring seasonings of garlic and Italian herbs, together with the unique crunch of crushed pork rinds, seal the culinary deal. This dish delivers not only a symphony of taste but also an irresistible array of textures to keep your palette engaged with every bite.

The Keto Cheesy Bacon Cauliflower Bites is a highly versatile dish that effortlessly fits within a keto lifestyle, serving as either a hearty main course or an appetizing side dish, depending on your need. A testament to dietary innovation, this recipe showcases that a healthy lifestyle need not compromise on taste or excitement. For those into fitness tracking, this recipe also syncs perfectly with your keto mobile app, transferring the nutritional information quickly and accurately for effortless diet management.

High in flavor yet low in carbs, the Keto Cheesy Bacon Cauliflower Bites is a fantastic meal choice for anyone embracing the Keto diet. The deliciously melted cheddar cheese blends flawlessly with the tangy goat cheese, hint of seasonings, and the surprising crunch of the pork rinds, all held together by the earthy undertone of the cauliflower. This dish is more than just a meal; it's a keto-friendly culinary experience that invites you to indulge your taste buds, all while staying within your dietary goals. Get ready to fall in love with keto cooking, one bacon cauliflower bite at a time!

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riced cauliflower5 Cups Riced Cauliflower
bacon1 lb. Bacon, Cooked and Crumbled
cream cheese8 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
goat cheese4 oz. Goat Cheese
parmesan cheese1 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese, Divided
sharp cheddar cheese1/2 Cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese
sharp cheddar cheese1/2 Cup Sharp White Cheddar Cheese
pork rinds1 Cup Crushed Pork Rinds
garlic3 Cloves Garlic, Minced
seasoning1 tsp. Italian Seasoning, Divided
onion powder1 tsp. Onion Powder
garlic powder1 tsp. Garlic Powder
sea salt1/2 tsp. Sea Salt
pepper1/2 tsp. Black Pepper


To rice the cauliflower you can pulse it in a food processor or even just use a cheese grater.  I used a cheese grater.
In large mixing bowl, combine riced cauliflower, bacon, softened cream cheese, goat cheese, sharp cheddar cheese, sharp garlic white cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan, minced garlic, 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning, sea salt and pepper.  Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated.  Refrigerate 1-2 hours to allow to firm.
Combine crushed pork rinds, remaining 1 cup Parmesan cheese, remaining 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning, onion powder and garlic powder.  This mixture will be your breading.
After cauliflower mixture has had time to chill and firm, roll mixture into even balls.  I made mine approximately an inch and a half to two inches in diameter.  This made 30 balls.  Freeze for 3 hours, up to overnight.
In a large pan, heat about one inch of oil over medium-high to high heat.  Using different oils will change the temperature at which you should heat it.  Be sure to check the smoke point for any oil you choose to use.  When I am frying things stove-top I use my non-stick wok.  The high sides help prevent splatter and it makes for easy clean up.
Roll each ball in breading mixture until well and evenly coated.  When oil is nice and hot, drop balls in 5 or 6 at a time.  It will be obvious when it is time to flip them over.  Fry until they are a nice even golden brown all over.
Remove from oil and let cool on a paper towel.  The paper towel will soak up excess grease.  I served these with a low-carb marinara and also ranch dressing.  They both made for great dips.
Nutrition Facts
8 servings
% Daily value*

Total Fat 19.08g

Saturated Fat 21.77g

Cholesterol 125.05mg

Sodium 1754.62mg

Total Carbohydrate 7.30g

Dietary Fiber 2.23g

Included Sugar 0.97g

Net Carbohydrates 5.07g

Protein 19.69g
Vitamin D 0.46mcg

Calcium 349.98mg

Iron 1.55mg

Potassium 685.03mg
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.