Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce with Spaghetti

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Rhonda E!

By
@TwoForks4U

This is a very delicious recipe from my favorite Online Chef so this is not my recipe, but I have changed it. I only changed the water to chicken broth. I would have never thought of using cauliflower and making it into in an Alfredo Sauce. Absolutely delicious!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
5-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Blend

Ingredients

  • 1
    cauliflower
  • 3 clove
    garlic crushed/you can also add roasted garlic when blending
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    italian herb blend
  • 2 tsp
    red pepper flakes or to taste
  • ·
    salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 4 c
    water or chicken broth (broth is best)
  • 1/4-1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese for topping
  • 1/2 c
    fine bread crumbs
  • 1/3 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    any chopped fresh herbs (thyme, parsley, oregano, basil, etc.
  • 14 oz
    box spaghetti, cooked and drained

How to Make Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce with Spaghetti

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook and stir garlic cloves and 2 tbs olive oil in a large pot over medium heat until lightly browned and fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Add cauliflower, water, Italian herbs, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper to taste. Bring broth to a boil, cover, and cook until cauliflower is tender, about 10 min.
  2. Meanwhile, combine bread crumbs, 1/3 cup parmesan cheeses, and 1 tbs olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir until cheese has melted and mixture is browned, 2-3 minutes. Turn off heat, sprinkle with salt to taste, and mix in basil' set aside.
  3. Add cream to cauliflower mixture and puree in the pot with a stick blender or a food processor until smooth and creamy. Stir in 2/3 cup parmesan cheese until melted; season with freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  4. Mix in lemon juice with spaghetti and stir in alfredo sauce to coat pasta. Serve topped with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and the seasoned bread crumb mixture.
  5. You can use any fresh herb in place of basil, such as thyme, parsley, or oregano. Or just sprig all of them.
    Chef's Note: You can shredded pieces of chicken breast to the Sauce and you can also use White Cheddar Cheese and A piece of Havarti Cheese instead of using Parmesan.

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About Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce with Spaghetti

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Kosher
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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