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Cauliflower and macaroni cheese

10
8
8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
50 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Who doesn't love mac and cheese? This healthy twist makes it even tastier!

Ingredients

egg pasta

200 g, (macaroni)

cauliflower

4 cup(s), (360g, florets)

skim milk

2 cup(s), (500ml)

cornflour

2 tbs, (30g)

ground nutmeg

¼ tsp

reduced-fat 15% cheddar cheese

50 g, (grated)

wholegrain mustard

1 tbs, (20g)

canned cannellini beans, rinsed, drained

240 g, (1 x 400g)

cherry tomato

250 g, (halved)

oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan-forced. Lightly spray 12 cup-capacity ovenproof dish with oil. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions until tender. Adding the cauliflower for the last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain and return to pan.
  2. Meanwhile combine ½ cup of milk with the cornflour. Place remaining milk in a medium saucepan and heat over medium heat. Add the cornflour mixture and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in nutmeg, cheese and mustard.
  3. Add beans and cheese sauce to pasta mixture and stir to coat. Spoon mixture into prepared dish and scatter with tomatoes. Spray with oil and bake for 20 minutes or until tomatoes are cooked.

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