tmedia
Main content

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

LifestyleFOOD.com.au

Cheesy Baked Cauliflower

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.

Notes

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

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below

 
 

Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

5 5 5 5 5
Average Rating
0 comments • 1 rating