Cauliflower mac and cheeseSubmitted by: SNEVIL1
IntroductionDelicious, lower calorie solution to mac and cheese Delicious, lower calorie solution to mac and cheese
-1 large head of cauliflower
-2 c. skim milk
-2 tbsp light butter
-2 tbsp flour
-2 oz fat free cream cheese
-1 c. reduced fat shredded colby jack cheese
-.25 tsp pepper
-1/8 tsp garlic powder
-.25 c. reduced fat shredded colby jack cheese
-In a large pot, bring water to a boil. Add salt to the water.
-Cut cauliflower up into small pieces. Add to the water and boil until cooked (about 5 minutes)
-Drain the cauliflower and put in the baking dish. Let sit.
-In a sauce pan, melt the butter and add the flour. Stir until smooth. Add the milk and let thicken. Wisk in cream cheese until smooth. Add 1 c of cheese, pepper, garlic powder, and some salt. Stir until smooth.
-Pour cheese mixture over the cooked cauliflower. Top with remaining .25 c of cheese.
-Bake until bubbly (around 15 minutes).
-top with parsley
Serving Size: makes between 7 and 8, 1 c servings depending on how you cut the cauliflower