Healthy Mac & Cheese

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Healthy Mac & Cheese
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 Head Cauliflower, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 Medium Onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 2 Cups 1% or 2% Milk Non-dairy milks will also work
  • 1 Cup Chicken or Veggie Broth
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1.5 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 Cup Whole wheat bread crumbs
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 Head Cauliflower, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 Medium Onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 2 Cups 1% or 2% Milk Non-dairy milks will also work
  • 1 Cup Chicken or Veggie Broth
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1.5 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 Cup Whole wheat bread crumbs
Instructions
  1. Cut the cauliflower into bite-sized pieces. Steam until just tender, about 6 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Melt butter in a medium sauce pan. Add the chopped onion and simmer until onion is translucent, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the flour and cook over medium low heat until slightly browned, about another two minutes. Stir in milk and broth, then raise heat to medium-high and bring to a boil.
  4. Cook for 5 more minutes until thickened. Add salt and pepper.
  5. Remove from heat and ddd all the cheddar and parmesan cheese at once, stirring until smooth.
  6. Add the cauliflower to a large bowl and pour cheese mixture over the cauliflower. Toss to coat, and pour into a casarole dish, scraping all of the cheese mixture from the bowl on to the cauliflower.
  7. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the top and bake for 20 minutes.
Recipe Notes

- Chickpea or lentil pasta, or broccoli florets, can be used in place of cauliflower.

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