MOCKAFONI & CHEESE

mockafoni_and_cheese

Ingredients

16 ounce bag frozen cauliflower

4 ounces cream cheese

2 tablespoons heavy cream

4 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded

2 green onions, finely chopped

1 teaspoon minced chives, optional

1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste

1/2 teaspoon pepper, or to taste

2 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

Cook the cauliflower until tender; drain well. In a 1 1/2 quart casserole; soften the cream cheese in the microwave about 30-40 seconds on HIGH. Whisk in the cream until smooth, then stir in 4 ounces cheddar cheese. Microwave on MEDIUM about 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Stir well until creamy and smooth, microwaving a little longer if necessary. Stir in the green onions, chives, salt and pepper. Add the cauliflower and gently fold into the cheese sauce to coat well. Adjust the seasonings if needed. Top with the remaining 2 ounces cheese and bake at 350º for 35 minutes, until bubbly and brown on top.

Makes 4-6 servings Can be frozen

Per 1/4 Recipe: 326 Calories; 27g Fat; 15g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 5g Net Carbs Per 1/6 Recipe: 217 Calories; 18g Fat; 10g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 3g Net Carbs

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