This Easy, Cheesy Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Casserole Recipe Will Make a Cauliflower Believer Out of You by Sloane Davis

Vegetables Side Dishes
10 months ago
This Easy, Cheesy Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Casserole Recipe Will Make a Cauliflower Believer Out of You

We hear a lot about ricing cauliflower as alternative to potato and pasta dishes. But a mac and cheese dish that doesn’t skimp on cheese, and leaves everyone a cauliflower believer, needs to be shared. 

This easy, cheesy cauliflower mac and cheese casserole recipe is so good, I'm pretty sure it'll become a favorite side dish for dinner at your house. Please enjoy this casserole and let me know if you liked it!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 6 to 8


  • 1 pound (about a head) cauliflower 
  • 1 cup 2 percent shredded Mexican cheese, divided
  • 2 ounces 0 percent plain Greek yogurt 
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 
  • salt and pepper
  • garlic powder

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Break cauliflower into bite sized pieces
  2. Either steam on stove top or place in microwave for about 8 minutes.
  3. Combine yogurt, mustard and half the cheese. Add the salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste.
  4. Place in a casserole dish and top with the remaining cheese.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.

Tips: For a quicker version and to cut back on time, combine all the cheese if you don't want to bake it in the casserole (just as good both ways). Mix and serve. To make it a protein-packed meal, add 93 percent lean chopped meat.

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Donna John
Yum! Love cauliflower! My grandma used to make cauliflower with her homemade cheese sauce every Thanksgiving. Will definitely try this recipe soon! Sloane Davis
Kim Kusiciel
YUMMMY! I am going to have to give this one a try. Thanks for sharing Sloane Davis .
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Yes, please! Thanks, Sloane Davis , and welcome to our #30Seconds tribe. I look forward to learning and growing with you!

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