The Cheesiest Skinny ​Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Recipe: Meet Your New Favorite Cauliflower Recipe by Sarah Amona

The Cheesiest Skinny ​Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Recipe: Meet Your New Favorite Cauliflower Recipe

Cheesy and flavor packed, this easy skinny cauliflower "macaroni" and cheese recipe is a winner. Serve as a vegetarian main dish or as a side dish with your favorite protein. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 to 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 to 35 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups 2% cottage cheese
  • 1 cup plain, low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded, reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup green onion, chopped

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Cook the 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).
  2. In a large bowl, mix cottage cheese, yogurt, egg, salt, dry mustard, turmeric, garlic powder, pepper and cheese. Stir in cauliflower.
  3. Transfer mixture to a lightly greased baking dish. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Garnish with chopped green onion.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Recipe: This Easy Cauliflower Pasta Features Cheddar & Parmesan for Extra Flavor

Crispy Baked Orange Cauliflower Recipe: You Won't Miss the Chicken in This 30-Minute Recipe

Cheesy Cauliflower Recipe: 5-Ingredient Cauliflower Casserole Recipe Is What's for Easter

Crispy Baked Teriyaki Cauliflower Recipe: Who Needs Meat With Vegetarian Recipes Like This?

bepositive
So creamy delicious! 😋
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I love your healthy comfort food recipes, Sarah Amona . Thank you so much for this amazing recipe!
Tribe
Mmm, yes please...

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Southwest Pork Chops Recipe: This Easy Baked Pork Chop Recipe Has Just 5 Ingredients

Crispy Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe Is a 4-Ingredient Dinner Homerun

3-Ingredient Baked Caesar Chicken Recipe Is a Definite Dinner Homerun

Easy Potato Tacos Recipe: This Award-Winning Potato Tacos Recipe Will Become a Fan Favorite

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!