Healthy Cheddar Bay Biscuit Swap with Cauliflower

Feb 21 2017

Cauliflower Invades Cheddar Bay...

Anyone who's ever set foot inside Red Lobster knows how incredibly addictive the chain's Cheddar Bay Biscuits are. And the servers will basically keep bringing them until you explode! Better choice: Make this copycat recipe at home. It's got fewer calories, way less fat, and a boost of fiber, thanks to theĀ whole-wheat flour and cauliflower (which you totally can't taste)!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Cheddar Yay! Cauliflower Biscuits Recipe

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1/6th of recipe (1 biscuit): 133 calories, 3.5g total fat (2g sat. fat), 353mg sodium, 18g carbs, 3g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 8.5g protein

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Cool: 10 minutes


1 cup roughly chopped cauliflower (or 3/4 cup cauliflower rice)

1 cup whole-wheat flour

3/4 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt

1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

1 tbsp. whipped butter, room temperature

2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. dried parsley

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. salt

Dash cayenne pepper

Dash paprika


Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.

Pulse cauliflower in a food processor until reduced to the consistency of coarse breadcrumbs. (Even if you begin with cauliflower rice, don’t skip this step!)

Place cauliflower crumbs in a large microwave-safe bowl; cover and microwave for 2 minutes. Uncover and stir. Re-cover and microwave for another 2 minutes, or until hot and soft.

Transfer to a fine-mesh strainer to drain. Let cool for about 10 minutes.

Using a clean dish towel (or paper towels), firmly press out as much liquid as possible.

Return cauliflower crumbs to the large bowl. Add remaining ingredients, and thoroughly mix.

Evenly form into 6 mounds (about 1/3 cup each), and place on the baking sheet, evenly spaced.

Bake until tops are golden brown and insides are cooked through, about 10 minutes.


Chew on this:

Happy February 21st, National Sticky Bun Day! Preheat the oven for these 169-calorie Nutty Caramel-Coated Sticky Buns...

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