Pepper Jack Jalapeno Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese


  • 2 cups pasta shells
  • 3 cups cauliflower cut up into pieces
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 10 ounces pepper jack jalapeno cheese
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Boil water and cook pasta shells as instructed on box. When there are 3 minutes left, add your cauliflower to the boiling pot. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan melt your butter over medium heat. Slowly add flour, dry mustard and pepper until smooth.
  • Add your milk and cheese slowly and keep stirring until it's smooth and melted. Take off burner.
  • Add your macaroni and cauliflower to cheese mixture saucepan and stir until all shells are coated.
  • Transfer your mixture to a baking dish and sprinkle bread crumbs on top.
  • Cover and bake for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.
  • Enjoy!