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You'll barely notice the cauliflower in this comforting skillet pasta--it's pureed and mixed into the creamy cheese sauce.

Lauren Grant
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Fall 2018
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place a steamer basket in a large saucepan, add water to just below the basket and bring to a boil. Add cauliflower to the basket; cover, reduce heat to medium and steam until very tender, 8 to 10 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta for 2 minutes less than the package directions. Drain the pasta and transfer to a large bowl.

  • Transfer the cauliflower to a food processor or blender. Add milk, chipotle and adobo sauce; puree until smooth.

  • Dry the large saucepan. Add oil and heat over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened and transparent, 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add spinach and cook until lightly wilted, 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, carefully add the cauliflower mixture and stir to combine. Stir in salt and mustard. Gradually whisk in Cheddar and mozzarella just until smooth, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.

  • Pour the sauce over the pasta and gently stir to combine. Garnish with pepper and paprika, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

447 calories; protein 24.8g; carbohydrates 57.4g; dietary fiber 8.5g; sugars 6.2g; fat 15.1g; saturated fat 6g; cholesterol 31.8mg; vitamin a iu 3160.7IU; vitamin c 40.4mg; folate 139mcg; calcium 470.3mg; iron 3.9mg; magnesium 135.9mg; potassium 652.7mg; sodium 601mg.
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11/01/2020
I am not vegetarian but try to eat such meals a few times a week. This was very tasty I followed the recipe as is. The cauliflower pureed made such a nice sauce. I might add some sauted broccoli next time just to add another veggie there is plenty of sauce to do so. Read More