Salads

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Over Crispy Cauliflower Cakes

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Over Crispy Cauliflower Cakes - A sensational salad made from two vegetables once considered boring and unglamorous!

CAKES
2 - 1 pound bags of frozen cauliflower florets
1 cup gluten-free bread crumbs
½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
2 eggs
1 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
¼ teaspoon pepper
DRESSING
¾ cup olive oil
¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons maple syrup
¼ teaspoon salt
? teaspoon pepper
SALAD
1 pound Brussels sprouts, tough stem ends trimmed
½ pound applewood smoked bacon, cooked and chopped
2½ ounces (heaping ½ cup) walnut halves, toasted
¼ cup capers, drained
¼ cup shaved Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place the cauliflower, along with 2 Tablespoons of water, in a ceramic or glass casserole dish and cook in the microwave, on high, for 17 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes. Using...
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Nutritions

Calories
4503

Sodium
6926mg
288% DV

Fat
284g
437% DV

Protein
221g
443% DV

Carbs
300g
102% DV

Fiber
35g
141% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV