Cheesy Cauliflower

Cheesy Cauliflower requires about 45 minutes from start to finish. One serving contains 226 calories, 12g of protein, and 14g of fat. For 98 cents per serving, this recipe covers 13% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 6. It works well as a very affordable side dish. This recipe from spoonacular user scooter requires unsalted butter, mustard powder, cayenne pepper, and cheese. Try Cheesy Cauliflower, Cheesy Cauliflower, and Cheesy Cauliflower for similar recipes.

Servings: 6

 

Ingredients:

4 Tbs all purpose flour

1 medium head (approx. 2lbs) cauliflower

Pinch of Cayenne pepper

1 1/2 cups grated cheese

2 tsp mustard powder

Salt and pepper to taste

1 T. unsalted butter

2 cups whole milk

Equipment:

oven

paper towels

sauce pan

whisk

baking pan

Cooking instruction summary:

  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Trim cauliflower florets from the stalk. Discard stalk. Cut florets into 1-2 ince pieces. Steam the cauliflower for about 10 minutes until firm but tender.
  3. Spread the florets out onto a paper towel to dry while making the cheese sauce
  4. In a medium sauce pan, melt the butter over medium high heat, add the flour and whisk to combine. Cook for about 1-2 minutes to get rid of the flour taste.
  5. Add the mustard powder, pinch of cayenne, black pepper and stir to combine.
  6. Drizzle the milk in a steady stream whisking the whole time so that the mixture stays creamy.
  7. Season with salt and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly.
  8. When mixture thickens, add the cheese one handful at a time. Taste the sauce and adjust the salt/pepper as needed.
  9. Spread the cauliflower florets into a 2 quart baking dish (or iron skillet), spoon the sauce over the top and sprinkle about 2 tbs of cheese over the top. Bake until browned and bubbly about 30 minutes. Garnish with fresh herbs if desired.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat oven to 400Trim cauliflower florets from the stalk. Discard stalk.

2. Cut florets into 1-2 ince pieces. Steam the cauliflower for about 10 minutes until firm but tender.

3. Spread the florets out onto a paper towel to dry while making the cheese sauce

4. In a medium sauce pan, melt the butter over medium high heat, add the flour and whisk to combine. Cook for about 1-2 minutes to get rid of the flour taste.

5. Add the mustard powder, pinch of cayenne, black pepper and stir to combine.

6. Drizzle the milk in a steady stream whisking the whole time so that the mixture stays creamy.Season with salt and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly.When mixture thickens, add the cheese one handful at a time. Taste the sauce and adjust the salt/pepper as needed.

7. Spread the cauliflower florets into a 2 quart baking dish (or iron skillet), spoon the sauce over the top and sprinkle about 2 tbs of cheese over the top.

8. Bake until browned and bubbly about 30 minutes.

9. Garnish with fresh herbs if desired.


Nutrition Information:

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226k Calories
12g Protein
14g Total Fat
13g Carbs
7% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
226k
11%

Fat
14g
22%

  Saturated Fat
8g
55%

Carbohydrates
13g
4%

  Sugar
6g
7%

Cholesterol
42mg
14%

Sodium
433mg
19%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
12g
24%

Vitamin C
46mg
56%

Calcium
319mg
32%

Phosphorus
266mg
27%

Vitamin B2
0.33mg
19%

Folate
74µg
19%

Vitamin K
16µg
15%

Selenium
10µg
15%

Potassium
432mg
12%

Vitamin B6
0.23mg
12%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Manganese
0.21mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
10%

Vitamin B12
0.6µg
10%

Vitamin A
481IU
10%

Vitamin B1
0.14mg
9%

Fiber
2g
9%

Magnesium
34mg
9%

Vitamin D
1µg
8%

Iron
0.92mg
5%

Vitamin B3
0.91mg
5%

Copper
0.08mg
4%

Vitamin E
0.31mg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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