Baked Cauliflower Macaroni & Cheese

Baked Cauliflower Macaroni & Cheese Cauliflower florets are baked into this creamy macaroni and cheese with a golden brown panko topping.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 5 mins

    COOK : 25 mins

    TOTAL : 30 mins

    SERVING : 5

    YIELD : 5 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Spray a ceramic or glass baking dish with cooking spray.

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  • Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add cauliflower florets and boil for one minute. Remove with a slotted spoon.

  • Cook pasta shells in the same water, following instructions on the Horizon package. To the drained pasta, add 1/2 cup milk (instead of 1/4 cup as shown on the package), 2 tablespoons butter, and packet of cheese powder.

  • Stir in cream cheese and Cheddar cheese; mix well until combined and cheese is melted. Add cauliflower and mix. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

  • Spoon macaroni and cheese into prepared baking dish. Smooth out the top.

  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter. In a small bowl, mix together panko breadcrumbs, melted butter, salt and pepper. Sprinkle over the top of the macaroni and cheese.

  • Bake until the breadcrumbs are golden brown, 15 to 17 minutes.

Per Serving: 337 calories; protein 10.5g; carbohydrates 35.7g; fat 18.8g; cholesterol 51.6mg; sodium 691.8mg.