Cauliflower Alfredo with Spaghetti Squash

By Thursday, December 11, 2014

I’ve sen a million different “alfredo sauce” substitutes using cauliflower on the blogosphere.

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So naturally I decided to try and make my own!

There are a ton out there, but here’a a few (and mine is a combination of them all):

Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce | thedomesticblonde.com

You know how obsessed I am with spaghetti squash. specially to replace noodles. Well there sauces I’d been making were kind of defeating the purpose of leaving out noodles because they were riddled with cheese and sodium. It was high time to try something actually healthy.

Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce | thedomesticblonde.comA lot of these cauliflower alfredo sauces are supposed to be pale, but I use parmesan in mine. I’m sure you could use something else, like maybe nutritional yeast, but I just love the saltiness of the parmesan.

You can use this sauce for practically everything! Pour it over steamed veggies, use it as a dipping sauce, or even add it s soups. It’s basically just a fake creamy cheesy sauce. And no one will ever believe it’s made from a gigantic head of cauliflower.

Cauliflower Alfredo with Spaghetti Squash

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

1 large spaghetti squash, cut in half
1/2 head cauliflower, chopped
1 tbsp coconut oil
1/4 small onion, minced
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tbsps parmesan, grated
1/8 cup milk (as required)
Pinch nutmeg
Salt & pepper, to taste
1 tsp minced garlic

Directions

Steam the cauliflower until tender. Heat coconut oil and fry onion and garlic. Add the broth and cauliflower. Heat through. Add this and all other ingredients to a blender and puree until smooth, like alfredo sauce, adding more milk as required. Cook spaghetti squash in microwave for 8 minutes on high per side (when cut in half). Scrape out flesh and cover with sauce.

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