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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Jason Donnelly

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40 mins
5 cups


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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

447 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 32mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 57g; insoluble fiber 8g; sugars 6g; protein 25g; sodium 601mg.