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Linguine Recipes

Cauliflower Cheese Pasta with Bechamel

Course
Main Dish
Servings
Makes 4 Servings
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cooking Time
1 hour
Total Time
1 hour, 25 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Dreamfields Linguine
  • 1 medium cauliflower cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg ground
  • 2 ounces aged white Cheddar cheese (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons coarse plain breadcrumbs
  • kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Spread cauliflower on rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the oil; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Roast for 30 minutes. Remove baking sheet from oven; turn cauliflower once. Continue roasting 15 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Place pasta in large bowl; set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, heat butter in medium saucepan over medium-low heat until melted. Add flour to saucepan; whisk until smooth. Slowly add 1/2 cup milk, stirring until smooth and no lumps remain. Slowly whisk in remaining 1-1/2 cups milk. Increase heat to medium. Add nutmeg; cook and stir 4 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Continue cooking and stirring 2 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat.
  5. Heat remaining tablespoon of oil in small saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add breadcrumbs; stir to coat with oil. Cook 1 minute or until golden brown, stirring frequently.
  6. Add cauliflower and bechamel sauce to pasta; toss to combine. Top with cheese, then breadcrumbs.

Nutrition Facts

510 Calories

61g Carbohydrates

0g Saturated Fat

230mg Sodium

24g Fat

18g Protein

50mg Cholesterol

8g Dietary Fiber

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