Air Fryer Cauliflower with Cheese and Bacon

This air fryer cauliflower with cheese and bacon is a side dish your whole family will love! Simple ingredients paired with an easy cooking process, make it a perfect side dish to add to your weekly meal plans.

This simple side dish is also low-carb and a good option if you are looking to switch things up from your normal potato dishes. While it won’t taste like potatoes, load it up with cheese and bacon for a yummy new side.

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step one in cooking air fryer cauliflower with cheese and bacon

Chop cauliflower into pieces. Coat with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

step two in cooking air fryer cauliflower with cheese and bacon

Cook in air fryer at 380 degrees for 8 minutes, adding in bacon pieces halfway through. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.

step three in cooking air fryer cauliflower with cheese and bacon

Air Fryer Cauliflower with Cheese and Bacon

Serving Size:
4
Time:
15 minutes
Difficulty:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 cauliflower head
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 cup bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Remove the leaves and stems from the cauliflower.
  2. Chop or break apart the small florets.
  3. Coat with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook in air fryer at 380 degrees for 8 minutes, adding in bacon pieces halfway through.
  5. Remove and top with shredded cheddar cheese.

If you are looking to purchase an air fryer, I recommend the Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer. It is one of the best kitchen appliances I have ever purchased, with multiple capabilities.

Don’t have an air fryer? No problem. You can roast the cauliflower in the oven and then top with bacon and cheese 🙂

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Enjoy!

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