Recipes and Cooking Cheesy Chipotle-Cauliflower Mac Cauliflower is a packed with vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate. It's low in carbs and still packs a decent amount of good-for-you fiber. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 8, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 5 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 cup cauliflower florets 8 ounce dried whole wheat shell pasta 1 cup fat-free milk 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo, finely chopped 1 tablespoon adobo sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup finely chopped yellow onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 cup chopped fresh spinach 1 tablespoon coarse ground Dijon-style mustard ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese (4 oz.) ½ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (2 oz.) Freshly ground black pepper (optional) Paprika (optional) Directions Place cauliflower in a steamer basket in a large saucepan. Add water to saucepan to just below basket. Bring to boiling. Steam, covered, 8 to 10 minutes or until very tender. Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large amount of boiling water 2 minutes less than package directions. Drain pasta and transfer to a large bowl. Transfer cauliflower to a food processor or blender. Add milk, chipotle pepper, and adobo sauce. Cover and process or blend until smooth. Dry large saucepan. Add oil and heat over medium. Add onion; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute or until fragrant. Add spinach; cook 2 minutes or until slightly wilted. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in cauliflower mixture, mustard, and salt. Gradually whisk in cheeses just until melted. Pour cauliflower mixture over cooked pasta; stir gently to combine. If desired, top with black pepper and paprika. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 447 Calories 15g Fat 57g Carbs 25g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 447 % Daily Value * Total Fat 15g 19% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 32mg 11% Sodium 601mg 26% Total Carbohydrate 57g 21% Total Sugars 6g Protein 25g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.