How to Steam Cauliflower in your Instant Pot
How to Make Low Carb Hamburger Helper in the Instant Pot
After steaming the cauliflower, all that’s left to do is saute the meat and make the yummy cheese sauce – and both of these can be done right in the Instant Pot!
And see? Melty, cheesy goodness without turning on your stove or oven!
Is this Low Carb Hamburger Helper Cheeseburger “Mac” Keto?
I have a lot of followers doing keto, and with a simple tweak, this recipe can fit a keto plan! Just simply change the rice flour to almond flour or your favorite keto flour and you will be good to go! And you can also change up the milk to whatever you have on hand!
What are the Container Counts for this 21 Day Fix Cauliflower Cheeseburger Mac?
You get to have a HUGE serving of this Cauliflower Cheeseburger “Mac” – 1/4 of the entire pot – and it counts as 1 red, 1 green, 1 blue and 1 tsp per serving. Which is awesome, except that this dinner is SO good…and I could eat it all in one sitting…but that would be alotta blues!
What are the Weight Watchers Freestyle Points for this Low Carb Hamburger Helper?
Weight Watchers is a little different than the FIX, so you want to use a lower fat cheese…but you can eat this delicious Cauliflower Cheeseburger Mac for only 5 points per serving!
Looking for more Healthy Instant Pot Recipes? Check these out!
Instant Pot Cauliflower Cheeseburger "Mac" | Instant Pot Low Carb Hamburger Helper
- 1 lb lean grass fed ground beef
- 1 small to medium head of cauliflower green leaves cut off, stem still intact.
- 4 teaspoons rice flour or flour of your choice - almond flour is best for keto
- 4 teaspoons butter vegan butter, or ghee
- 1 cup unsweetened original almond milk or milk of your choice
- 1 1/3 cups shredded cheddar cheese use Daiya or Violife for dairy free!
- Himalayan salt
- Place head of cauliflower on trivet and add in one cup of water to the IP. Set to steam for ZERO minutes.
- After pot comes to pressure, it will beep and and turn to warm (since you set it for 0 minutes). You can Quick Release right away.
- Carefully remove cauliflower. Cut into little florets and set aside.
- Drain water from IP and dry completely. Set to saute and add in ground beef. Brown until cooked through. Remove meat and set aside with the cauliflower florets.
- Wipe out IP and add in butter. Melt butter and whisk in the flour. Slowly whisk in the almond milk, and continue to whisk until the mixture comes to a boil and begins to thicken.
- Once thickened, remove steel pot from IP base (essentially removing the heat) and stir in 1 cup of cheddar cheese until fully melted, adding salt to taste.
- Combine beef, cauliflower, and cheese sauce together and mix well. Top with remaining cheese and place back in the IP on warm. Place cover back on pot until the cheese topping melts and starts to bubble. If necessary, place back on saute for this to happen. Enjoy!