Cheesy Pesto Cauliflower Casserole

  • Servings: 6
  • Prep: 10
  • Cook Time: 30

Extra creamy, this simple casserole delivers lots of rich flavors with classic ingredients like cream cheese, basil pesto and cauliflower.


12 oz.No Yolks® Dumpling
1 cupheavy cream
8 ozplain brick-style cream cheese, cut into cubes
1/4 tspsalt
1/4 tsppepper
3/4 cupParmesan cheese, grated and divided
1/2 cupbasil pesto
4 cupscauliflower, steamed
4 tspolive oil
1/3 cupbread crumbs
2 Tbspfresh basil, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet set over medium-high heat, bring cream to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; whisk in cream cheese, salt and pepper until smooth. Stir in 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese and pesto.
  3. Toss together sauce, pasta and cauliflower until well coated.
  4. Transfer to greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Stir together bread crumbs, remaining Parmesan and oil. Scatter over casserole.
  5. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown and heated through. Sprinkle with basil before serving.


  • For variations, substitute sun-dried tomato pesto or olive tapenade for basil pesto.