Super Cheesy Cauliflower "Mac" and Cheese Recipe | Yummly

Super Cheesy Cauliflower "Mac" And Cheese

Malvie Talbot: "Very tasty. instead of roasting the cauliflower…" Read More
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You'll never miss the noodles in this hearty cheesy dish made with three cheeses and roasted cauliflower florets! The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • 3 pounds cauliflower florets
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (or white)
  • 12 ounces sharp cheddar cheese (divided)
  • 8 ounces Gruyere cheese (divided)
  • 4 ounces grated Parmesan cheese
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium36% DV870mg
    Fat51% DV33g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs5% DV16g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories450Calories from Fat300
    Total Fat33g51%
    Saturated Fat18g90%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat300
    Total Carbohydrate16g5%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C100%

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


    Malvie Talbot 3 months ago
    Very tasty. instead of roasting the cauliflower, i boiled it for about 10 mins and then did the remaining steps. I'll definitely make it again.
    Cari a year ago
    Turned out really tasty. Like many have said, this is pkenty of cheese. My head of cauliflower was only 1 1/2 lbs, so I halved everything but it still came out a little runny. Next time I will use full cauliflower but still 1/2 the cheese. Overall two thumbs up!,
    Jabari Hawkins a year ago
    Delicious, a must try. I added additional cheese than what the recipe called for.
    rothrock 2 years ago
    this was amazing made tons last night. i didnt put the reccomended cheese in it. i just put velveeta packets in it and american cheese on the top and then put in oven for about 5 minutes to melt the cheese! I will definetly make it again!!
    Caleb 2 years ago
    Not a bad recipe to play around with. Found it a little bland, personally, despite throwing in a little cayenne pepper. Cheese sauce was fantastic though, so we'll definitely circle back around to this one again!
    Theresa Patton 2 years ago
    The cheese was waaaay over powering and the cauliflower got lost. I will make this again will only make half of the cheese
    Maria Middleton 2 years ago
    Too much cheese per cauliflower but overall delish
    Jones 2 years ago
    Way too much cheese; double the cauliflower or cut the cheese in half, but it was delicious. I added nutritional yeast to mine as well.
    Murphy 2 years ago
    Too cheesy. Mine as well eat the “real thing”
    Michelle H. 2 years ago
    delish and yummly and all the above..
    Heather 2 years ago
    This wasn't fully what I was hoping time I might try cooking the cauliflower less, if at all (?) before putting it in the oven; I think a lot more texture would be nice. I added in spinach and sausage, too, which I think were good additions.
    Missy 2 years ago
    great! i would make it again.
    Nehdudh 2 years ago
    This recipe is so good, yummy
    Scott Steely 2 years ago
    yumm, would make again