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Macaroni Cauliflower Cheese

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  • 1 cauliflower (small, approximately 775g/1¾lb, leaves and stalk removed, cut into florets)
  • 250 grams macaroni (dried, or similar small pasta shapes)
  • 50 grams butter (plus extra for greasing)
  • 50 grams plain flour
  • 500 milliliters milk
  • 150 grams mature cheddar (finely grated)
  • salt (optional)
  • freshly ground black pepper (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium27% DV640mg
    Fat42% DV27g
    Protein55% DV28g
    Carbs24% DV72g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories640Calories from Fat240
    Total Fat27g42%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat240
    Total Carbohydrate72g24%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C120%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Rafidah 6 months ago
    It turned out great!
    Vicki a year ago
    I think I'm missing something here. This recipe seemed extremely bland, even with sharp cheddar. I think it's an ok blank canvas, but it needs help. I can see it being appealing if you have little ones that you're trying to trick into eating veggies. For my family, though, there just wasn't enough going on. I think if I try it again I'll roast the cauliflower, add some onion or onion powder, and maybe add some hot sauce.
    Christie-Lee K. a year ago
    I'll never make mac and cheese the old way again. Even my little one ate it without even noticing the cauliflower and I didn't even puree it, just chopped it up a bit after it was cooked. My two older kids had 3 helpings each!
    Judy 2 years ago
    I’ve made this several times. I think it’s better than regular macaroni and cheese. I might mention that I do not mash or purée the cauliflower. I leave it in med.-small chunks.
    Lizbeth 2 years ago
    It was very delicious!
    Katy O'Brien 2 years ago
    Nice and easy with hidden cauliflower! (Although one of my kids won’t eat it - they have an extra sense that detects hidden vegetables!) But it is very tasty. The sauce is enough for more than 250g of macaroni I’ve made it a couple of times now and 350g seems to work best I also use a bit less cauliflower than the recipe (trying to avoid the hidden veg detector).
    Anna Womack 2 years ago
    I recommend adding bacon bits on the top before putting in the oven as it really does at to the flavour. Think it would be a bit bland without. This is really filling but a great winter warmer.
    Charlotte 2 years ago
    Really easy to make and tastes really good
    Katherine Reid 2 years ago
    This was easy and very tasteful I would definitely recommend it
    Nia Longwood 3 years ago
    Excellent Mac and cheese. Just add a little more cheese then called for.
    Pienaar 3 years ago
    The Macaroni Cauliflower Cheese turned out amazingly and was easy and quick to make.
    Mae 3 years ago
    I loved this recipe! It was a bit of work but so worth it!
    Errica Corrine 3 years ago
    It was super easy & delicious!
    Green 3 years ago
    Looks good tastes great.
    Kate 3 years ago
    Fantastic! I added a breadcrumb/Parmesan/oil mixture for a topper with sliced tomato as the very last bit on top.
    Paul R. 3 years ago
    Great! Most of the family loved it.
    dixon 3 years ago
    Very tasty and delicious