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Cauliflower Mac and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy cauliflower mac and cheese recipe? Learn how to make cauliflower mac and cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ic1987

Makes 6 servings



low carb mac and cheese subsitute, only 5.5 grams of net carbs.

Recipe Ingredients for cauliflower mac and cheese

1 head,+large+6-7"+dia cauliflower
1 cup heavy cream
2 ounces cream cheese
1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 cups shredded cheddar
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Recipe Directions for cauliflower mac and cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Season the water with salt.

  2. Spray the baking dish with vegetable oil spray.

  3. Cook the cauliflower in the boiling water until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well and pat between several layers of paper towels to dry. Transfer the cauliflower to the baking dish and set aside.

  4. Bring the cream to a simmer in a small saucepan, and whisk in the cream cheese and mustard until smooth. Stir in 1 cup of the cheese, salt, pepper and garlic and whisk just until the cheese melts, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat, pour over the cauliflower, and stir to combine. Top with the remaining 1/2 cup cheese and bake until browned and bubbly hot, about 15 minutes. Serve.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 208.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
203
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat
8.4g
42%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
46mg
15%
Sodium
322mg
13%
Potassium
479mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
9.1g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
13.1g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 108%
Calcium 21% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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