Low-Carb Copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole

Gooey, cheesy comfort food, this low-carb copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole is just like your favorite dish at Cracker Barrel only this one doesn’t have the carbs! You can make it in just a few minutes in your microwave or bake it so the top gets those crispy bits!

low carb copycat cracker barrel hashbrown casserole is easy and quick comfort food. Lowcarb-ology.com

 

Yes, I know. Here I go again with cauliflower. I can’t help it. Cauliflower is like the low-carber’s bestie. It can be used to make everything from grits to pizza, y’all. It’s gotta be the most versatile veggie on the planet. So, yes. If you are a cauliflower hater then just move along — nothing for you to see here.   

Unless you want to give it a try.

copycat low-carb cracker barrel hash brown casserole is a perfect side dish! Lowcarb-ology.com

I am big on comfort food but too much of the time I make something awesome for the family and then grab a poached egg or something mindless for me because I just don’t have time to take care of myself. I am realizing that not having time to take care of myself is a big issue with me. I need to make time. Well, this recipe makes it easy because I made it right in the microwave. Now, if you want to have the whole experience with the crispy edges and all you can bake it — I’ll give you instructions on how to do that, too. The point is, I try to make low-carbing something that we can do without getting thrown off track by a lot of planning or long prep. If you use the microwave you can be eating this low-carb copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole in less than five minutes, y’all. FIVE.

You can change it up by the type of cheese you use. I used Tillamook Garlic Chile Pepper Chedder and it was amazing! Next time I am going to make it with Pepper-Jack. This is not going to freeze real well but it should keep in the fridge a couple of days.  You can even add cooked chicken or ham to make it a main dish!

 

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Low-Carb Copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole

Low-carb comfort food, this copycat Cracker Barrel hashbrown casserole is gooey with cheesy goodness.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1 main dish or 2 side servings
Calories 476kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 ounces sliced cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chicken Bullion Powder
  • 1 tabespoon boiling water.
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 ounces shredded cheddar I used Tillamook Garlic and Chile Pepper Cheddar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Smoked paprika for garnish

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a heavy frying pan and add the cauliflower and onion.
  • Saute until the cauliflower and onion are tender and begins to turn golden brown in spots.
  • Spoon into a small, 2 cup size microwave safe or ovenproof casserole dish.
  • Mix the chicken bullion powder with the hot water until dissolved.
  • Add to the sour cream, 1 1/2 ounces shredded cheddar, salt, and pepper.
  • Spoon over the cauliflower and onion mixture and mix well.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top.
  • Microwave for 3 minutes or until heated through, tender, and melty OR bake for 20 minutes at 375F.
  • Sprinkle with the smoked Paprika.

Notes

Nutrition info is for 2 side servings

Nutrition

Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 532mg | Potassium: 475mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 25.5% | Vitamin C: 68% | Calcium: 49.7% | Iron: 4.8%

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Last Updated 05/26/2019

9 Responses to “Low-Carb Copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole”

  1. This looks really yummy! Thanks for linking to my Pizza Lasagna!

    Reply
    • Sure – it looks really amazing!

  2. what in the world do you mean by sliced cauliflower??

    Reply
    • Take the head of cauliflower and slice it instead of pulling the flowerets apart

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  4. What is the Nutrition info?

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    • I’ve added it. The net carbs seem high to me so I am going to look more closely at it when I have some time.

  5. What are the baking directions, if you don’t want to microwave?

    Reply
    • Probably about 10 minutes at 375F?

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