Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese

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11Ingredients
60Minutes
690Calories

Ingredients

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  • 8 3/4 ounces macaroni
  • 1 pound cauliflower (cut into florets)
  • 4 tablespoons butter (chopped)
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 7 ounces Parmesan cheese (finely grated)
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves (plus extra to serve)
  • 4 slices bacon (chopped)
  • 7 3/4 ounces mozzarella cheese (torn)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
    2. Cook pasta in boiling, salted water until al dente, adding cauliflower halfway through. Drain and return to saucepan.
    3. Meanwhile, melt butter over medium heat. Sauté onion for 3-4 mins, until tender. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 min. Whisk in milk until combined. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat. Add 5.25 oz Parmesan and mustard. Season. Toss with pasta, cauliflower and thyme.
    4. Transfer to a baking dish and top with bacon and mozzarella. Sprinkle remaining Parmesan over top and bake for 20-25 mins, until golden. Sprinkle with extra thyme leaves to serve.
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    NutritionView More

    690Calories
    Sodium45% DV1080mg
    Fat57% DV37g
    Protein73% DV37g
    Carbs17% DV52g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories690Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat37g57%
    Saturated Fat19g95%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol95mg32%
    Sodium1080mg45%
    Potassium740mg21%
    Protein37g73%
    Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate52g17%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars12g24%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C70%
    Calcium80%
    Iron10%

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

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