Easy Cauliflower Cheese Sauce for Skinny Mac n' Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese Sauce, yes, you can taste the cauliflower, but you can also taste the creamy and saltiness of the cheese. Toss with pasta!

Course Dinner
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 487 kcal


  • 1 pound short cut pasta
  • 1 small head cauliflower
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste
US Customary - Metric


  1. Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Pour in pasta and cook until al dente.
  2. While pasta is cooking, cut cauliflower up into large florets and place into shallow dish. Pour chicken stock over cauliflower, cover with plastic wrap, cut slit in the top and microwave 7-9 minutes or until cauliflower is fork tender.
  3. Drain pasta and set aside.
  4. Pour cauliflower and cooking stock into high powdered blender and puree completely until smooth. Pour puree into warm pot and place over medium low heat. Sprinkle in cheese and stir to melt gently to create a sauce. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Stir in pasta and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Cauliflower Cheese Sauce for Skinny Mac n' Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 487 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 428mg 18%
Potassium 311mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 59g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 9%
Vitamin C 10.4%
Calcium 38.4%
Iron 8.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.