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Cauliflower Gratin Recipe

Looking for an easy Cauliflower Gratin recipe? Learn how to make Cauliflower Gratin using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jen_lapped

Makes 8 servings



poor man's cauliflower in a bechemel sauce, inspired by Ina Garten (Barefoot Contessa)

Recipe Ingredients for Cauliflower Gratin

1 head cauliflower, broken into pieces
2 tbls butter
3 tbls all purpose flour
1 cup skim milk
1 cup half and half
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
1 cup italian shredded six-cheese blend
4 oz Ritz crackers, crushed

Recipe Directions for Cauliflower Gratin

  1. Place cauliflower in dutch oven (spaghetti pot) with about 1 inch water. Salt and pepper to taste. Boil until tender - not mushy.

  2. Mix milk and half & half and heat in microwave - 2 minutes.

  3. In sauce pot, make light golden roux with butter and flour. Add warmed milk mixture and salt, pepper, & nutmeg. Whisk and cook on med to med-hi until thickened. Take off heat and whisk in 3/4 cup cheese.

  4. Cover bottom of casserole dish with small amount of sauce. Add cauliflower cover with remaining sauce. Mix remaining cheese with ritz cracker crumbs and sprinkle over top.

  5. Bake at 350, 20-25 minutes, uncovered.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 129.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
205
Calories from Fat
112
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.5g
19%
Saturated Fat
6.0g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
27mg
9%
Sodium
552mg
23%
Potassium
175mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
16.2g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
7.8g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 19% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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