Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

For healthy heart month, we have a perfect comfort food recipe! Cauliflower Mac n Cheese! Who says you can’t enjoy classic dishes and eat what’s good for you.


Serves: 4
Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:
– 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped into 1″ pieces per serving
– 2 cups 2% cottage cheese
– 1 cup plain, low-fat Greek yogurt
– 1 egg, lightly beaten
– ½ tsp salt
– ½ tsp dry mustard
– ½ tsp turmeric
– ¼ tsp garlic powder
– ¼ tsp pepper
– 1 ½ cups shredded, reduced-fat cheddar cheese
– Cooking spray
– ½ cup green onion, chopped

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C. Bring large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Cook cauliflower in boiling water until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well and pat dry using paper towels (be sure to remove as much liquid as possible to avoid cauliflower soup).
  3. In a large bowl, mix cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, egg, salt, dry mustard, turmeric, garlic powder, pepper, and cheese. Stir in cauliflower.
  4. Transfer mixture to a lightly greased baking dish. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve topped with green onion.
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