Lean and Green Entree | Crab Cauli Mac & Cheese

A little seafood twist on a recipe that everyone knows and loves! Keeping it healthy and throwing a lean in there… Who could ask for more?

Lean and Green Entree | Crab Cauli Mac & Cheese

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 1 lb lump crabmeat
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 2/3 cups reduced fat mozzarella cheese
  • 6 cups riced cauliflower, divided
  • 3/4 tsp salt, divided
  • 1 scallion, trimmed
  • 3 spreadable cheese wedges
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay (optional)


  • Cook two cups of the cauliflower rice in microwave for 5 minutes until soft.
  • Combine the cooked cauliflower with the spreadable cheese wedges, a ½ teaspoon salt, mozzarella, scallion, and water in a blender.
  • Puree into a smooth sauce. Set aside and keep warm.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet and saute the remaining 4 cups cauliflower rice over high heat until lightly caramelized 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add a ¼ teaspoon salt, and carefully fold in the crabmeat. Continue to saute until heated through.
  • Stir in the cauliflower puree and sprinkle with seafood seasoning if desired.
Keyword Gluten Free, Keto

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