Cauliflower & macaroni cheese

BBC Good Food

Ready in: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 250g macaroni
    Pasta and Rice
  • 1 head cauliflower, broken into pieces
    Produce
  • 25g butter
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
    Baking
  • 2 tsp English mustard powder
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 450ml milk
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 100g cheddar, grated
    Cheese

Steps

  • Cook the macaroni following pack instructions, adding the cauliflower for the final 4 mins.
  • Melt the butter in a pan, then stir in the flour and mustard powder and cook for 2 mins. Gradually add the milk, stirring all the time to get a smooth sauce.
  • Add three-quarters of the cheese and some seasoning to the sauce.
  • Drain the macaroni and cauliflower and stir into the cheese sauce.
  • Transfer to an ovenproof dish, then sprinkle over the remaining cheese and flash under a hot grill until golden and bubbling.
  • Serve with a green salad, if you like.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 500.73  cal  (25.04%)
  • Fat: 18.76  g  (28.86%)
  • Saturated Fat: 10.87  g  (67.95%)
  • Carbohydrates: 62.68  g  (20.89%)
  • Sugar: 10.31  g  (11.45%)
  • Cholesterol: 50.94  mg  (16.98%)
  • Sodium: 295.33  mg  (12.84%)
  • Protein: 21.38  g  (42.76%)
  • Vitamin C: 69.36  mg  (84.07%)
  • Selenium: 51.41  µg  (73.45%)
  • Manganese: 0.85  mg  (42.65%)
  • Phosphorus: 417.71  mg  (41.77%)
  • Calcium: 356.85  mg  (35.68%)
  • Folate: 111.98  µg  (28.0%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.43  mg  (25.35%)
  • Vitamin K: 23.88  µg  (22.75%)
  • Potassium: 755.08  mg  (21.57%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.42  mg  (20.9%)
  • Fiber: 5.1  g  (20.39%)
  • Magnesium: 77.59  mg  (19.4%)
  • Vitamin B5: 1.78  mg  (17.82%)
  • Zinc: 2.56  mg  (17.04%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.22  mg  (14.96%)
  • Copper: 0.28  mg  (14.22%)
  • Vitamin B12: 0.72  µg  (12.07%)
  • Vitamin A: 589.25  IU  (11.78%)
  • Vitamin D: 1.71  µg  (11.37%)
  • Vitamin B3: 2.18  mg  (10.91%)
  • Iron: 1.89  mg  (10.49%)
  • Vitamin E: 0.53  mg  (3.55%)

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