A lightened-up version of my childhood favorite boxed pasta.
Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 10 min
Total Time 30 min
12 oz whole wheat shell pasta
2 cups pureed cauliflower (small head of cauliflower, 2 tbsps water)
1/4 c plain Greek yogurt
1/2 c fat-free evaporated milk
1 c sharp white cheddar cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
freshly ground pepper
Cook pasta according to box directions.
Steam chopped cauliflower in about 2 tbsp water until tender.
Blend cauliflower and cooking liquid in food processor or high speed blended until smooth.
Add evaporated milk and Greek yogurt, pulse until incorporated.
Cook this cauliflower and dairy mixture in saucepan over low-medium heat.
Whisk in cheese, salt and pepper to taste.
Mix cooked pasta into cauliflower cheese sauce.
Serve! (sprinkle paprika and parmesan cheese for added flavor)