Cauliflower Gratin

Cauliflower Gratin:

*Prep Time:  10 min.  *Cook Time:  30 min.  *Difficulty:  Easy  *Servings: 4-6 


Ingredients:

  • 2 heads of Cauliflower, chopped
  • 1/2 Stick of Unsalted Butter
  • 1/4 c. All Purpose Flour
  • 2 c. Milk 
  • 1/4 tsp. Nutmeg
  • 2 c. Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 c. Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 1/4 c. Grated Parmesan Cheese.
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. 
  3. While the water is coming to a boil, melt the butter in a sauce pan, whisk in the flour, and cook for 1-2 minutes. 
  4. Next, whisk in the milk to the butter and flour mixture.  Let simmer until it thickens into a creamy sauce. 
  5. Once thick and creamy remove from heat and add the nutmeg, salt, pepper, and ONE CUP of the shredded cheese.  Whisk together until smooth.  
  6. Add the chopped cauliflower to the boiling water and cook for 5 minutes. 
  7. To a greased baking dish, pour half of the sauce into the bottom of the dish. 
  8. Drain the cooked cauliflower and add the baking dish. 
  9. Cover the cauliflower with the rest of the sauce. 
  10. Top with the rest of the shredded cheese.
  11. Top with the panko breadcrumbs and grated parmesan cheese.
  12. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes. 
  13. Remove from oven, and let rest for 10 minutes. 
  14. Serve and Enjoy!