Macaroni and Cheese with Cauliflower

Serves 50

4 lbs elbow macaroni
1 lb cooked cauliflower florets
4 lbs cheddar cheese, grated
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
10 cups milk, divided
4 cups toasted, seasoned bread crumbs (made in house)

Preheat oven to 350. Make a roux by melting butter, add flour and stir, then cover and cook over low heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly add milk and cheese until creamy and cheesy. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and divide into 2 full size catering pans. Add 1/2 pound cooked cauliflower to each pan and mix. Pour cheese sauce on top and mix well. Top with seasoned bread crumbs and bake for 30 minutes until heated through.

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