Best Cauli Mac and Cheese

Best homemade mac and cheese loaded with cauliflower will trick the pickiest eaters into eating their veggies.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Author Jas


  • 8 ounces uncooked macaroni I used whole grain Rotini
  • 1 small head cauliflower chopped
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup low fat sour cream
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheese I used Mozzarella
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


  • In a pot of salted water cook cauliflower and macaroni al dente according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet heat two tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook until tender, stirring frequently. Add cooked macaroni and cauliflower. Stir in sour cream, milk, cheese, and mustard. Season the macaroni with salt and pepper. Stir well until cheese is melted. Transfer to a casserole dish.
  • In a small bowl mix bread crumbs, parsley, and one tablespoon olive oil. Spread over the macaroni and cheese to cover.
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes or until top is golden brown.