Discover this mac-and-cheese-inspired Cauliflower Cheese Bake. Cauliflower stands in for the macaroni and as for the cheese? Cauliflower Cheese Bake features cheddar and Parmesan.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
6 cups small cauliflower florets
3 Tbsp. butter, divided
1 onion, chopped
1/3 cup flour
2 tsp. dry mustard
2-1/2 cups milk
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Triple Cheddar Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA, divided
1/3 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Cook cauliflower in boiling water in large saucepan 4 min.; drain well.
Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir 3 min. or until crisp-tender. Stir in flour and mustard; cook and stir 1 min. Whisk in milk; cook 5 min. or until thickened, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Add 1-1/2 cups cheddar and 3 Tbsp. Parmesan; stir until cheddar is melted. Add cauliflower; stir to evenly coat. Spoon into 2-1/2-qt.casserole sprayed with cooking spray.
Microwave remaining butter in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec. or until melted. Stir in bread crumbs and remaining Parmesan; sprinkle over cauliflower mixture.
Bake 20 to 25 min. or until heated through, topping with remaining cheddar for the last 5 min.
Enjoy your favorite foods while keeping portion size in mind.
For added flavor and texture, stir 1/4 cup OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Bits into cheese sauce before adding cauliflower.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 14g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 24g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.