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Cauliflower Mac + Cheese

Makes 4 serving

Macros: 365 cal, fat 22g, carbs 22g, protein 21g, fibre 5g


8 cups chopped cauliflower florets (1/2-inch pieces (26 oz))

1 tbsp butter

2 teaspoons olive oil

1/4 cup minced onion

3 tbsp all-purpose flour

2 cups skim milk

7 ounces (2 cups) shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1/2 teaspoons salt


Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Place 1 inch of water in a large pot with 1 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil. Add the cauliflower and cook until tender crisp, 6 to 7 minutes. Drain and set aside in a large bowl.Heat butter and oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and cook about 2 minutes.Stir in flour. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring continually 3 - 4 minutes, to cook out the flour.Add the milk and continue whisking, raise heat to medium-high until it

comes to a boil and becomes smooth and thick, about 2 minutes stirring; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper.Once it becomes thick, remove from heat completely onto another burner if possible. Add the cheddar cheese,

1/4 cup at a time mixing well until cheese is all melted.Stir in cooked cauliflower, then pour into a baking dish and bake until bubbly and golden, about 15 to 20 minutes. Then broil 2 minutes, or until the top is slightly browned.

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