Cauliflower Gratin

Episode 22 - Cauliflower Gratin

Ingredients:

  • 1 head Cauliflower
  • Sauce
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 3 tbsp Flour
  • 1½ cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • ½ cup buttered bread crumbs or French fried onion crumbs

Method:

  1. Trim cauliflower and separate into flowerets.
  2. In a saucepan combine cauliflower with peppers and onion; cover with water and salt.
  3. Bring to a boil; cover and cook for about 10 – 12 minutes, or until tender.
  4. In another saucepan; melt butter over medium-low heat.
  5. Stir in flour and stir until smooth and bubbly.
  6. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly.
  7. Continue cooking and stirring until thickened.
  8. Stir in ½ cup of the cheese.
  9. Pour sauce over cauliflower and transfer to a lightly buttered 1½ - quart baking dish.
  10. Top with buttered bread crumbs or French fried onions.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.
  12. Sprinkle with remaining cheese the last 5 minutes of baking time.Serves 4.