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Cauliflower "Mac And Cheese"

This recipe for cheesy cauliflower is the perfect way to convince yourself to eat your vegetables!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 head cauliflower cut into small florets
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp butter


  1. Begin boiling a pot of water and preheat the oven to 375.

  2. Cut cauliflower into small florets.

  3. Put cauliflower into boiling water.

  4. In a small sauce pan, melt butter and add garlic.

  5. Cook garlic until fragrant.

  6. Add whipping cream and cook on medium until bubbling.

  7. Slowly add cheese and continuously stir. 

  8. Continue adding cheese until the sauce is thick.

  9. Once the cauliflower is tender, remove from heat and drain.

  10. Pat the cauliflower down until dry. Add to a small casserole dish.

  11. Pour cheese sauce over the top and stir in.

  12. Top with additional cheddar cheese.

  13. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cheese is fully melted.