Cauliflower Mac ‘n’ Cheese
1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
1 pound whole wheat pasta
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup chicken broth
2 cups shredded shard cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
Bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt it, add the cauliflower and cook until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. transfer the florets with a slotted spoon to a large bowl.
In the same boiling water, cook the pasta until al dente then drain in a
colander. Add the pasta to the cauliflower.
2)While the pasta is working, melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute, then whisk in the milk and chicken broth and cook until thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the cheese. Whisk in the mustard and season with pepper. Stir the cheese sauce into the pasta and cauliflower. Yum-o!
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from Everyday with Rachael Ray