5 ingredient Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Take macaroni and cheese to the next level by swapping some of the pasta for cauliflower.

Preparation: 5 minutes | Cooking: 8 minutes | Makes 2 portions | Suitable from 10 months | Suitable for freezing


  • 25g Piccolo shell pasta
  • 2 florets of cauliflower fresh or frozen
  • 75ml full fat milk
  • 20g Cheddar cheese, grated


  • Boil the pasta and cauliflower for 5-6 minutes until cooked through.
  • Drain the pasta & cauliflower and leave in the sieve. In the same pan, add in the butter & milk and stir until the butter has melted. Take off the heat and stir through the cheese.
  • Tear the cooked cauliflower into smaller pieces and add back into the pan with the pasta and cheesy sauce and stir.
  • Either serve as it is or add to two ramekins and pop under the grill for 5 minutes on a medium heat until it is golden and bubbling on top.
  • Add the milk and cheese and stir through until the butter and cheese has melted.