Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Cauliflower is a virtually tasteless vegetable that can be easily blended into dishes to make them healthier. Try adding it into traditional mac and cheese to help control the calories in your portion. 

3 cups cooked cauliflower
8 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese
3 oz reduced fat cream cheese
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese (plus a little more for the topping)
1 tbsp dijon mustard
freshly ground pepper
8 oz short noodle pasta, cooked according to box instructions
smoked paprika

1. Combine hot cauliflower, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, Parmesan, pepper, and mustard in a blender and blend until smooth. 

 

2. Toss cauliflower and cheese mixture with cooked pasta. 

 

3. Sprinkle with Parmesan and paprike and serve. 

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