https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/12918/cheesy-baked-cauliflower

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Tasty and very easy to make. This is comfort food, plain and simple.

Ingredients

  • ½ head of cauliflower - 600 gms

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1¼ cups milk

  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

  • Pink salt and freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

  • ¾ cup shredded gruyere cheese

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180C.

  • 2.

    Spray oven proof dish with cooking spray.

  • 3.

    Trim cauliflower and cut into florets.

  • 4.

    Steam cauliflower until tender.

  • 5.

    Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat.

  • 6.

    When butter is melted, whisk in flour.

  • 7.

    Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

  • 8.

    Add milk, whisking constantly to make sure there are no lumps.

  • 9.

    Cook another 3-4 minutes, allowing sauce to thicken.

  • 10.

    Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper.

  • 11.

    Place steamed cauliflower in the prepared dish.

  • 12.

    Top with half of the cheese.

  • 13.

    Pour the white sauce (bechamel) over the cheese.

  • 14.

    Top with the remaining cheese.

  • 15.

    Bake, uncovered for 20-30 minutes until golden and bubbly.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 166kj
  • Fat Total 11g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Protein 8g
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Sodium 362mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

Instead of preparing separate vegetables, add in carrot, peas and zucchini.

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