Roasted Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8 people
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  • 4 strips bacon
  • 8 oz shell pasta
  • 12 oz cauliflower florets
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup gruy√®re cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp granulated onion
  • 1/4 cup panko


  • With your oven preheating to 425F, begin cooking bacon, and bring water to a boil.
  • place your cauliflower florets on a baking sheet, and place in the oven (about 10 minutes). When the water comes to a boil, cook your pasta.
  • Drain pasta, chop bacon. Your cauliflower should be done at this point as well; Set everything aside. Reduce heat to 375F.
  • in a dutch oven melt butter down with a clove of minced garlic.
  • Begin to stir in pasta and cauliflower.
  • Stir in Gruyere, cheddar and Parmesan cheese, milk, granulated onion, and bacon (leaving a little bacon aside)
  • top with remaining bacon, and panko. Bake at 375 for about 10-15 minutes, until the top is golden brown.
  • Serve and enjoy!!!