Creamy Broccoli, Cauliflower & Cheese (Healthy version of Mac & Cheese)


Creamy Broccoli, Cauliflower & Cheese (Healthy version of Mac & Cheese)

Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 25 min Total Time 45 mins Servings: 6


Cheese Sauce


The Veggies

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Drizzle a olive oil on the bottom of a baking dish. 

  2. In a large skillet, fill half way with water, bring water to a boil.

  3. Add the broccoli and cauliflower; cover and cook over high heat until tender (4-5mins.) Drain broccoli and cauliflower in a colander and set aside.

  4. Using the same skillet (wipe it clean) add olive oil. Have heat on medium. Add onions, and cook until they are softened.

  5. Stir in garlic. Allow a few moments to fragment with onion. Then add broccoli and cauliflower. 

  6. Lastly add salt and pepper. Cool until veggies get a light brown color. Transfers veggies to baking dish and set aside.

Cheese Sauce

  1. Reuse skillet (clean before using) If you’d like, it a sauce pan for this part. 

  2. Over medium head, add butter and let melt. Stir in cream cheese until mixed in with butter. Constantly stirring add in milk. 

  3. Add paprika, salt and garlic powder and stir. 

  4. Set heat to low heat and stirring constantly, add in mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese until melted and thickened. 

  5. Pour cheese sauce over broccoli and cauliflower, stir to combine together. 

  6. Optional: Add a layer of cheese at the top, to make it extra cheesy!

  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes in oven or until it is lightly bubbling and has light brown color on the top!

  8. Enjoy!

Keywords: Healthy Mac and Cheese, Keto Friendly, Keto Recipe
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