Cauliflower Mac 'N' Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Cauliflower Mac 'n' Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Cauliflower Mac 'n' Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by i_have_spoken13

Makes 4 servings



Rachael Ray recipe, February 2008

Recipe Ingredients for Cauliflower Mac 'n' Cheese

2 pounds cauliflower, cut into florets
1 pound pasta, whole wheat
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup chicken broth
2 cups cheddar cheese, sharp, shredded
1 tablespoon mustard, Dijon

Recipe Directions for Cauliflower Mac 'n' Cheese

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt it, add the cauliflower and cook until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.

  2. Transfer the florets with a slotted spoon to a large bowl.

  3. In the same boiling water, cook the pasta until al dente, then drain in a colander.

  4. Add the pasta to the cauliflower.

  5. While the pasta is working, melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.

  6. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute, then whisk in the milk and chicken broth and cook until thickened, about 5 minutes.

  7. Stir in the cheese.

  8. Whisk in the mustard and season with pepper.

  9. Stir the cheese sauce into the pasta and cauliflower.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 565.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
759
Calories from Fat
273
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
30.3g
47%
Saturated Fat
17.2g
86%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
165mg
55%
Sodium
718mg
30%
Potassium
1164mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
86.2g
29%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
10.7g
Protein
37.1g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 176%
Calcium 60% Iron 33%
* 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
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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