Easy Baked Cheese & Cauliflower Casserole Recipe (Just 5 Ingredients) by Chef Gigi

Easy Baked Cheese & Cauliflower Casserole Recipe (Just 5 Ingredients)

Canned soups are a great standby for the pantry when you don't have a lot of time to cook a family meal. This cauliflower casserole recipe is delicious! The cauliflower is loaded with creamy ingredients and topped with cheese. This casserole is so creamy that your family might confuse it with their favorite baked macaroni and cheese!

To make this quick and easy cauliflower and cheese casserole recipe you will need just a few ingredients. Here is your five-ingredient shopping list: fresh cauliflower, condensed cream of chicken soup, sour cream, butter and cheddar cheese.

Serve this cheesy cauliflower recipe for dinner as a side dish with your favorite protein.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 can (10.5 ounces) cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup salted butter, cut into thin slices
  • 3/4 - 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (divided)

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Recipe Notes

  • For some crunch, sprinkle the top with Panko breadcrumbs before baking.
  • Try this recipe with broccoli florets.

Here's how to make it

  1. Cook the cauliflower florets in boiling, salted water until tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Stir together cream of chicken soup and sour cream in a small bowl. Add to cauliflower and toss to combine. Transfer the cauliflower mixture to an oiled 8x8-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle casserole with the cheddar cheese. Dot with butter slices.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven until casserole is bubbly, about 30 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with paprika, for garnish, if desired. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 336

Total Fat: 29g

Saturated Fat: 16.7g

Cholesterol: 72mg

Sodium: 751mg

Total Carbohydrate: 11g

Dietary Fiber: 1.9g

Total Sugars: 2.4g

Protein: 9.6g

Vitamin D: 10mcg

Calcium: 217mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 330mg

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Elisa Schmitz
So simple and so delicious, Chef Gigi . Even the pickiest of eaters will love this recipe! #yum
Chef Gigi
Oh my gosh I should’ve thought of that! Lol !!!! Elisa Schmitz

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