Creamy Cauliflower Sauce – Healthy Béchamel Sauce

Cauliflower Bechamel Sauce
What’s the SKINNY on bechamel sauce? Cream Cauliflower Sauce!

Looking for a healthy creamy and delicious sauce to use for your pasta dishes?  Try my Creamy Cauliflower Sauce!  This low fat, low calorie sauce is a perfect alternative to bechamel sauce – use it to top your favorite pasta or as a base for any cheese sauce such a alfredo or even to make macaroni and cheese – it can even be used to top pizza!
Creamy Cauliflower Sauce – Healthy Béchamel Sauce
  • 1 head cauliflower (about 2 pounds), cut into pieces
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon minced roasted garlic - to taste
  • half of a chicken bouillon cube
  • 1½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  1. Place chopped cauliflower and water into a large pot. Cook cauliflower, covered, over medium heat until fork tender, about 10-20 minutes.
  2. Place cooked cauliflower and 1 cup of the cooking liquid into a blender or food processor. Add garlic, salt, black pepper and chicken bouillon cube.
  3. Blend or puree until the sauce is very smooth. Add more cooking liquid depending on how thick or thin you want your sauce.
  4. Serve over your favorite pasta or use to create a casserole dish!
**Add grated parmesan, sharp cheddar, or even mozzarella to create a luscious cheese sauce for alfredo sauce, mac n'cheese sauce or a pizza sauce

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