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low carb cauliflower sausage stuffing in a big white bowl with silver spoon

Low Carb Cauliflower Sausage Stuffing

A delicious and low carb twist on a Thanksgiving classic using cauliflower instead of bread.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower, dressing, low carb, sausage, stuffing, thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs cauliflower cut into bite sized peices (one large cauliflower should be enough, I had one small one and one medium sized one)
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil (you can also use canola oil, vegetable oil, grapeseed oil)
  • 1 tsp Lawry's Seasoned Salt
  • 1 lb lean turkey sausage breakfast or Italian sausage works, i use butterball or jennie-o
  • 1/2 tsp of EACH thyme, sage, and crushed rosemary
  • 3/4 cup carrots, diced
  • 4 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic (or about 4 cloves minced)
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray a sheet pan with cooking spray then add cauliflower. Sprinkle seasoned salt all over and then drizzle avocado oil. Massage the seasoning and oil into the cauliflower so that it's evenly distributed. Place into oven and cook for about 25 minutes stirring cauliflower half way through.

  2. While the cauliflower is roasting. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add sausage into the pan and gently break apart with spatula. Add onion, carrots, and celery along with sage, thyme, and rosemary. Mix well and cook all together for 5-6 minutes until sausage is browned and vegetables are soft. Add in minced garlic and cook for another 30 seconds. Turn heat off and stir in parmsesan.

  3. When the cauliflower is done roasting add to the sausage and veggie mixture. Stir together well. Serve hot!

  4. This can be made up to three days ahead of time. Preheat oven at 350 degrees and cook for about 25 minutes or until warm. It reheats perfectly!

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 3/4 cup

WW Green Plan: 3 Points | WW Blue Plan: 3 Points | WW Purple Plan: 3 Points | 157 calories, 8g fat, 2g saturated fat, 5g carbohydrates, 3g dietary fiber, 3g sugar (0g added sugar, 0g sugar alcohol) 15g proteinĀ