Cauliflower & Feta Alfredo “Mac” & Cheese with #Ragú® Light Alfredo

 

Cauliflower & Feta "Mac" & CheeseI was playing around with some recipes, trying to come up with unique ideas for using Ragú® Light Alfredo Sauce, for the Ragú® Recipe Contest Entry that they are running, now through November 30th.

I had some delicious mistakes, let me tell you. I love Alfredo sauce. But of course, it seems a bit indulgent to eat unless it is a true “occasion.” So I decided that if I loaded up the veggies, and got rid of the pasta…it would still hit that Alfredo ‘spot’, and be a healthier meal for any day of the week.

Ragú® makes a Light-Alfredo, which is great. With just 4 grams of fat, and 60 calories in a 1/4 cup, it is a great lower-fat choice in a convenience product.

Cauliflower & Feta "Mac" & Cheese with Ragu Alfredo

Here is the recipe, that I know you will enjoy. If you like Alfredo, you will loooove this cheesy, veggie-goodness!

Cauliflower & Feta Alfreo “Mac” & Cheese with #Ragú® Light Parmesan Alfredo

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Full of healthy cauliflower and colorful spinach, this decadent tasting "mac" & cheese is an easy weeknight meal!

Ingredients

  • 1 16oz. bag of frozen cauliflower
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cups crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup Ragú® Light Parmesan Alfredo Sauce
  • 1 cup washed and chopped baby spinach

Instructions

Cook the cauliflower according to the package directions, until just tender.

As this cooks, melt the butter in a small pan over low heat. Add the breadcrumbs and almonds, and cook until lightly browned. Set aside.

In a large bowl, add the raisins, feta, egg, Ragú® Light Parmesan Alfredo , and spinach. Mix.

Drain the cauliflower and add to the mixture in the bowl. Lightly combine until the cheese mixture totally covers the cauliflower.

Put the mixture into a sprayed pan, and top with the toasted crumbs.

Bake at 375* for 35-40 minutes or until bubbly and hot throughout.

Serve immediately.

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Cauliflower & Feta "Mac" & Cheese with Ragu Alfredo

Doesn’t this look pretty…and you know how good and cheesy it will be…

Cauliflower & Feta "Mac" & Cheese with Ragu Alfredo

Yes. This fits the “Alfredo-Spot” nicely!

Cauliflower & Feta "Mac" & Cheese with Ragu Alfredo

So Easy…

Cauliflower & Feta "Mac" & Cheese with Ragu Alfredo

I hope you try it out! Let me know and if you can, go to this site and leave a comment!


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2 thoughts on “Cauliflower & Feta Alfredo “Mac” & Cheese with #Ragú® Light Alfredo

  1. Lucie

    It does look great! Alfredo is definitely an indulgence. I love how you ditched the pasta and added veggies instead. I might have to start making pasta-less pasta so that my little gets more veggies.

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