12 Months of Recipes

February: Cauliflower + Chocolate

Mac & Cheese w/ Cauliflower Puree

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Ready In: 50 minutes

Mac & Cheese w/ Cauliflower Puree

2 cups uncooked whole wheat elbow noodles

2 T butter

1/2 t pepper

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

2 T parmesan cheese

2 cups steamed, pureed cauliflower

2 T flour

1-1/2 cup milk

1 cup dry bread crumbs

2 T butter, divided into small pieces

Equipment: saucepan, cheese grater, food processor, whisk, oven


Cook noodles until just done.


In a saucepan, melt 2 T of butter and whisk in flour and pepper.


Gradually add milk, pureed cauliflower and cheese and stir until silky smooth.


Stir in noodles and bake in a buttered baking dish with bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and butter mixture.


Bake at 375-degrees for 30 minutes.