Creamy Stove Top Cauliflower Mac n Cheese


By: A Beautiful Bite

Course: Main Dish

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Makes 6 Servings


  • 1 box Dreamfields Elbows prepared per package directions

  • 4 cups cauliflower chopped into bite-sized chunks

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1-1/2 tablespoons flour

  • 1-1/4 cup 1% milk

  • 3 cups reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese shredded

  • 1 egg lightly beaten

  • 2 teaspoons mustard ground

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring a pot of water to boil. Add cauliflower and cook until fork tender. Drain and mash. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

  2. Cook pasta just to al dente. Drain and set aside.

  3. In a heavy pot, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk flour into butter. Cook for three to four minutes or until the mixture turns golden.

  4. Slowly add milk while vigorously whisking. Add cheese, egg, ground mustard, mashed cauliflower and cooked pasta. Cook for four to five minutes over medium heat.

  5. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with toasted breadcrumbs or top with a little extra cheese.

Nutritional Information

  • 430 Calories

  • 25 g Fat

  • 23 g Carbohydrates

  • 29 g Protein

  • 15 g Saturated Fat

  • 105 mg Cholesterol

  • 510 mg Sodium

  • 8 g Dietary Fiber

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