Saturday, 28 November 2015

Cauliflower Mac N Cheese

Cauliflower is in season and this is the right time to prepare our all time favorite - Cauliflower Mac n Cheese. I had some Kalimpong  cheese in my pantry, made good use of it and a lovely dinner is ready.


Ingredients



  • Salt
  •  Macaroni - 1 pack
  • Olive oil - 1 tbsp
  • Cauliflower - 1, cut into florets
  • Milk - 2 cups
  • Butter - 1 tbsp
  • Onion - 1, finely chopped
  • Garlic - 1 tbsp , finely chopped
  • flour - 1 tbsp
  • Black pepper, nutmeg
  • Mixed herbs - 1 tsp
  • 1/2 cup kimpong cheese
  • Spring Onion - chopped
Cook the pasta as per the package instruction and keep aside. Steam the cauliflower florets and keep covered.
 In a pan, add the olive oil and butter. Add the chopped onion with chopped garlic and fry for 2 minutes over low heat.


Add the flour and then fry quickly. 


Add the milk and whisk well to mix the flour. There should not be any lump.


Next add the salt, black pepper, herbs, nutmeg and mix well.


When thickened, add half of the cheese and mix well. 


Add the steamed cauliflower.


After a minute, add boiled pasta. Stir well to cover with the pasta sauce.


Transfer the cooked pasta to a baking dish, top with remaining cheese.


Bake at 180 degree for 35 - 40 minutes till the cheese melts. Garnish with spring onion and serve hot.






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