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Macaroni Cauliflower Cheese

Christie-Lee K.: "I'll never make mac and cheese the old way again…" Read More
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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
  • freshly ground black pepper
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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.


    Vicki 2 days 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. 2 months 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!
    J 7 months ago
    I’ve made this several times. I think it’s better than regular macaroni and cheese.
    Lizbeth a year ago
    It was very delicious!
    Katy O. a year 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 a year 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 a year ago
    Really easy to make and tastes really good
    Katherine Reid a year ago
    This was easy and very tasteful I would definitely recommend it
    We used brocoli instead of cauliflower and wholemeal pasta instead of maceroni and still came out delicious! Instructions were very clear and was absolutely gorgeous and easy to make.
    Nia Longwood 2 years ago
    Excellent Mac and cheese. Just add a little more cheese then called for.
    Pienaar 2 years ago
    The Macaroni Cauliflower Cheese turned out amazingly and was easy and quick to make.
    Mae 2 years ago
    I loved this recipe! It was a bit of work but so worth it!
    Errica Corrine 2 years ago
    It was super easy & delicious!
    Green 2 years ago
    Looks good tastes great.
    Kate 2 years ago
    Fantastic! I added a breadcrumb/Parmesan/oil mixture for a topper with sliced tomato as the very last bit on top.
    Everyone liked it. Good
    Paul R. 2 years ago
    Great! Most of the family loved it.
    Anthony 2 years ago
    Very nice. The taste is very dependent upon the cheese you use so pick a flavour you love. Also requires appropriate seasoning.
    dixon 2 years ago
    Very tasty and delicious