Easy Cauliflower and Cheese Bake

Racquel Sweeney


Cauliflower and cheese , what a good combination and a great quick and easy recipe . Make as a side order goes well with any thing . Or even mix it up with a bit of colour , as I do with this dish on St. Patricks day . I add broccoli as well as cauliflower just looks so nice the green and white ... so I hope you will like ... :)

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10 Min


25 Min




fresh head of cauliflower (or you can use frozen)
1 c
fresh cream + 1/2 teaspoon of butter
1 c
white cheddar cheese grated.
pinch of salt and cracked black pepper
1/2 tsp
ground or grated nutmeg
1 small
handful of breadcrumbs for top

Directions Step-By-Step

Wash and cut in half the cauliflower and cut out the hard bit in the middle we don't need it. Then cut again into quarter cut pieces. Then place the cauliflower into an oven proof dish.
In a pot over medium heat add in the butter let it melt coating the bottom of the pot. This will stop the cream from burning or sticking to the bottom of your pot. Pour in the cream, add to that some grated nutmeg this adds great flavour to the cream and also season with some salt and pepper and stir well.
Once the cream has started to bubble don't let cream boil. Add in the grated cheese and stir constantly until the cheese has melted smoothly into the cream the cheese sauce should appear slightly thicker now.
Then pour the cheese sauce over the cauliflower, and sprinkle over the bread crumbs. Cook in the oven at 180c/ 350f for 15 minutes until a nice golden brown colour and the cauliflower is tender.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Diabetic, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Recipe For: The Best Cauliflower