Mock Macaroni and Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 236.7
  • Total Fat: 18.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 57.7 mg
  • Sodium: 265.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 9.3 g

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Made with cauliflower instead of pasta, adapted from an Emeril recipe. Low carb if you're diabetic. Made with cauliflower instead of pasta, adapted from an Emeril recipe. Low carb if you're diabetic.
Number of Servings: 12


    Three 16 oz bags frozen cauliflower florets

    1 3/4 cup half & half
    8 ounces cream cheese, cut into small pieces (very important if microwaving)
    2 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
    1 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar, plus 3/4 cup for topping the casserole
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (I like McCormick Hot Shot as well)
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


Equipment: 9 by 12-inch baking dish, 1.5 qt saucepot, 8 qt pot

Set aside 3/4 cup cheese.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add cauliflower. Cook the cauliflower in the boiling water until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well.

Transfer the cauliflower to the baking dish and set aside.

Microwave remaining ingredients (except for the cheese for topping), stirring often, until smooth. (You can also cook in a small saucepot on the stove).

Pour over the cauliflower, and stir to combine. Top with the remaining 3/4 cup cheese and bake until browned and bubbly hot, about 15 minutes.


Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSKRISI.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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