Mac and Cheese with Cauliflower

Mac and Cheese with Cauliflower
Makes 6
Prep 30 m
Bake 25 m
Cook 13 m
Bake then at 350 degrees for 20 minutes

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 5 Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Toss cauliflower, oil, 1/4 tsp of the salt, 1/8 tsp of the garlic powder and the pepper in a large bowl. Spread onto a baking sheet; bake at 375 degrees F for 25 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F.
  2. 2 of 5 Bring a large pot of salted water to boiling.
  3. 3 of 5 Pulse bread in a chopper until crumbs are formed. Melt 1 tbsp of the butter in a small skillet. Add bread crumbs; cook over medium-high heat, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. 4 of 5 Add pasta to boiling water. Cook 10 minutes. Drain and return to pot. Meanwhile, make sauce: Melt remaining 2 tbsp butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk for 2 minutes. Whisk in milk, remaining 1 tsp salt, the smoked paprika and remaining 1/8 tsp garlic powder and bring to a simmer. Cook 3 minutes, whisking occasionally. Remove from heat and whisk in Gouda.
  5. 5 of 5 Stir cauliflower and sauce into pasta. Spoon into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch dish. Top with bread crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.
Nutrition Information for Mac and Cheese with Cauliflower
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 25 g pro., 70 g carb., 24 g Fat, total, 65 mg chol., 12 g sat. fat, 5 g fiber, 707 mg sodium, 588 kcal cal.