Cauliflower Un-Mac Mac and Cheese

healthy_cauliflower_cheeseWe were a bit skeptical about this recipe but when the students at Live.Life.Healthy recommended it, we knew it was a winner!

Ingredients for Cauliflower Cheese

  • 1 cauliflower, chopped up
  • 3 or 4 large carrots, peel and chopped
  • 1 cup pasta
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 250g grated cheddar
  • 1/2 cup  full fat yogurt
  • 1 cup cream



Bread crumb topping

  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • olive oil
  • rosemary
  • A small amount (30 g) cooking bacon (optional)

Oven at 360°F

How to Make Cauliflower Cheese

  1. Put the carrots and cauliflower in a large pan of boiling water.
  2. Boil for a couple of minutes (you don’t want to over do them).
  3. Cook the pasta according to the packet.
  4. Drain and mix together if you’ve done them in separate pots.
  5. Add the garlic, grated cheese, cream and yogurt.
  6. Mix thoroughly.
  7. Place in a large oven proof dish.
  8. Make your bread crumbs by adding all the ingredients to a food processor
  9. Sprinkle on top of your cauliflower mixture.
  10. Top with grated Parmesan if required.
  11. Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes.

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