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Baked Macaroni and Cheese With Cauliflower and Ham

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“a 'healthier' alternative to the traditional mac and cheese.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blanch cauliflower for 5 minutes.
  2. Refresh under cold water; drain well.
  3. Cook pasta until al dente.
  4. Refresh under cold water; drain well.
  5. Cook onion in 1 tblsp butter over moderately-low heat until softened; stir in flour and cook 2 minutes.
  6. Whisk in milk, cream, Worcestershire Sauce, ketchup, mustard powder, cayenne pepper and nutmeg and bring just to a boil, stirring, and simmer for 3 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 350F and place rack in center of oven.
  8. Add 1 cup of Cheddar and all of the Parmesan, stirring, until completely melted.
  9. Stir in macaroni, cauliflower and ham and season.
  10. Mound into prepared baking dish and top with remaining Cheddar.
  11. Toss breadcrumbs with remaining 2 tsps butter (melted) and sprinkle over cheese.
  12. Bake for 25 minutes, or until topping is golden.

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