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Cauli-Mac-n-Cheese

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Cauli-Mac-n-Cheese

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cauliflower-Mac-n-Cheese
Servings: 4
Calories: 429kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 3 cup chopped (1/2″ pieces) cauliflower
  • 8 ounce elbow noodles
  • 1/2 cup, shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp (1 NLEA serving) Mustard, Dijon Style
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp, ground black pepper, ground
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 cup chopped broccoli
  • 2 cup, slices pear

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Prepare pasta as directed on package.
  • Boil cauliflower until soft enough to puree; approximately 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes; puree; add oil, mustard, nutmeg, salt and pepper, blend; then add stock and cheese a little bit at a time until fully incorporated (may add less liquid if desired). 
  • Place pasta in 8X8 baking dish. Pour over sauce, mix to combine; top with parmesan cheese. Bake for 20 minutes; until bubbly.
  • While baking, steam broccoli and slice pears.
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Nutrition

Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 796mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g

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