Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Budget-friendly, Fall, Fiber, Kid-friendly, Low carb, Winter
Condition: Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Gluten Free, Heart Health, Low Sodium, Nut Free, PCOS
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 large cauliflower head
  • olive oil spray
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 oz cream cheese reduced fat
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp garlic
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup cheese cheddar, shredded and mild
  • 1/2 cup Swiss cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Prepare an 8 x 8 baking sheet with parchment paper and olive oil spray.
  • While oven is heating up, cut the head of cauliflower into small florets and place on baking sheet.
  • Place cauliflower in heated oven for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes stir the cauliflower (being sure to flip it) and place back in oven for another 15 minutes.
  • Once finished, transfer cauliflower to a prepared 8 x 8 baking dish.
  • Set oven to 375 degrees fahrenheit.
  • Place the 1 cup of milk in a sauce pan and bring to a simmer.
  • Add the cream cheese, dijon mustard, and garlic into sauce pan and stir until smooth.
  • Once smooth then add the ½ cups of parmesan, mild cheddar, and swiss cheese along with a dash of salt and pepper. Whisk this until the cheeses are completely melted.
  • Pour on top of cauliflower and mix.
  • Bake in oven for 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 13g | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 509mg | Fiber: 3g

Please note:

Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors. 

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