cauliflowredo (cauliflower alfredo) with spaghetti squash “pasta”

So, first things first – this recipe could be paleo/dairy-free if made with these ingredients:

-4-6 cups cauliflower (medium head)
-1 cup coconut milk
-salt and pepper to taste
-tbsp olive oil
-1/4 tsp nutmeg

Here is how we made ours (non-paleo)

Ingredients
-6 cups cauliflower (what ours yielded)
-1 cup coconut milk (with a little extra if required)
-4 oz goat cheese (had some in the fridge that needed to be used)
-1 tbsp butter
-salt and pepper to taste
-1/4 tsp nutmeg

Directions

1. Bring milk to boiling on the stove and add cauliflower. Reduce heat and allow to simmer until fork tender, about 8 minutes.
2. Remove from heat and either use an immersion blender to blend in the saucepan or transfer to a blender. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

Now you can either put this on pasta, or go the paleo way as we like to and use spaghetti squash. Start the squash earlier — cut a large spaghetti squash in half, place cut side up on a baking sheet and cook for about 45 minutes at 400. You want it to be soft so it’s more pasta-like. Then you remove the seeds and fork it out into a bowl.

We are planning to cook up a little pancetta next time to add on top. Yum !

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9 thoughts on “cauliflowredo (cauliflower alfredo) with spaghetti squash “pasta”

    1. brittanyjeanallen Post author

      Hi Monique! Thanks for your comment. Bland is pretty subjective and depends on your own taste buds and what they’re used to in terms of salt and such. I always try to keep things healthier by limiting how much salt I use and knowing that it’s always easy to taste as you go and add more, but you can’t take away. So feel free to add some nice kosher salt to kick it up. I also really love the inherent taste of cauliflower so I enjoyed that that was really shining through in this recipe. I’d suggest playing with the addition of some garlic and pepper as well. And serve some flavorful meat alongside this, cook up some prosciutto or pancetta to add on top, or whatever strikes your fancy! Hope this helps!

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