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healthy cauliflower cheese sauce

Healthy Cauliflower Cheese Sauce

This sauce is light but cheesy, and it works perfectly as a cream sauce for your next ‘mac n cheese’ or grated vegetables.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side dishes, Vegetarian
Cuisine International
Servings 4 people
Calories 126 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

Sauté pan with lid
Glass oven dish


  • 1 pc big cauliflower
  • 25 ml coconut milk
  • Nutmeg
  • Pepper salt
  • 120 gr grated cheese (Emmental Parmesan


  • Steam or boil the cauliflower until it’s cooked and tender. Keep some of the cooking water.
    healthy cauliflower cheese sauce
  • Use a blender to mix the cooked cauliflower with the milk, 2 tablespoons of the cooking water and season to taste with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
    add cheese to cauliflower sauce
  • Adjust the thickness of the sauce with extra milk or cooking water if necessary.
    healthy cauliflower cheese sauce


  • You can substitute the coconut milk for almond milk or skimmed milk.
  • Cheese choices can vary. Comté and grated cheddar are also options.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 126kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 8gFat: 10gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 58mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 249IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 238mgIron: 1mg
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