Looking for a healthy alternative to a home cooked comfort food? Try this cheesy cauliflower biscuit recipe that can be created into a lean and green meal! Add ½ of a leaner protein (3 oz cooked), such as boneless, skinless chicken breast or 1 egg + 2 egg whites, and 1 healthy fat, such as 1 tsp olive oil or 1.5 oz sliced avocado to your meal. With less than 200 calories for three biscuits, these cheesy cauliflower biscuits can be great to satisfy your carb cravings without the guilt!
Cheesy Cauliflower Biscuits
½ Leaner | 3 Green | 1½ Condiments
Yield: 4 servings (makes 12 biscuits)
1 medium head cauliflower, separated into florets
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 large eggs + 4 egg whites, divided
5 oz low-fat shredded cheddar cheese
1/3 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
½ cup diced scallions
- Preheat oven to 400⁰F.
- Steam cauliflower florets in the microwave for about 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a food processor, add the garlic and pulse until smooth and creamy.
- Combine mashed cauliflower, two whole eggs, cheese, yogurt, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl.
- In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Carefully fold the egg whites and scallions into the cauliflower mixture.
- Lightly grease a muffin pan with cooking spray. Fill each cup with the cauliflower mixture, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden brown.
Per Serving: 170 calories | 20g protein | 11g carbohydrate | 6g fat