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Super Cheesy Cauliflower "Mac" and Cheese

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14Ingredients
60Minutes
450Calories
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Description

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.

Ingredients

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11 SERVINGS
  • 12 ounces sharp cheddar cheese (1 1/2 cups shredded)
  • 8 ounces Gruyere cheese (or Swiss, 1 cup shredded)
  • 4 ounces grated Parmesan cheese (4 oz. is about 1/2 cup)
  • 3 pounds cauliflower florets
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt (for cauliflower)
  • black pepper (to taste, for cauliflower)
  • 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 (for sauce)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (or white pepper, for sauce)
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    NutritionView More

    450Calories
    Sodium36% DV870mg
    Fat51% DV33g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs5% DV16g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories450Calories from Fat300
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat33g51%
    Saturated Fat18g90%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol90mg30%
    Sodium870mg36%
    Potassium570mg16%
    Protein24g47%
    Calories from Fat300
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate16g5%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C100%
    Calcium70%
    Iron6%

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

    Reviews(18)

    Daniela 15 days ago
    Delicious! Very clear steps. I left it longer in the oven to make the top crispier. Also added mushrooms. Recommend.
    Alyssa Lemon 2 months ago
    Amazing!!! Tasted more like cheesy potatoes but it did not disappoint!!
    hullo 3 months ago
    absolutely ✨delicious✨
    Michelle Manns 3 months ago
    delicious, creamy. kids love it
    Lorane 5 months ago
    Was really good and cheesy!!! Everybody is telling the truth about not tasting the cauliflower if you follow the recipe.(But that is just how we like it, lots of cheese)
    Malvie Talbot a year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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 3 years ago
    Too cheesy. Mine as well eat the “real thing”
    Michelle H. 3 years ago
    delish and yummly and all the above..
    Heather 3 years ago
    This wasn't fully what I was hoping for...next 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 3 years ago
    great! i would make it again.
    Scott Steely 3 years ago
    yumm, would make again

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