Festive Cauliflower Recipe

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FESTIVE CAULIFLOWER

Lori-Jo Wahl

By
@coolnana

This is a favorite of mine....my mom gave me this years ago.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
8-10 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1
large cauliflower
2 c
water
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
minced onion
1 Tbsp
minced green pepper
1 Tbsp
sweet red pepper
1 Tbsp
butter, melted
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 c
milk
1 c
shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 tsp
dry mustard
dash(es)
ground white pepper
2 slice
bacon, cooked & crumbled
1 Tbsp
sliced toasted almonds

Step-By-Step

1Remove & discard outer leaves & stalks of cauliflower, leaving head whole.
2Place cauliflower in a large saucepan; add water & salt. Bring to boil;cover, reduce heat to medium, & cook 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Cut cauliflower into 6 portions; place on a serving platter, cover & keep warm.
3Saute onion, green pepper, & red pepper in 1 Tbs. melted butter in a skillet until tender; drain well & set aside.
4Melt 3 Tbs. butter in skillet over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened & bubbly. Add cheese, dry mustard, & white pepper; stirring until cheese melts. Remove from heat; stir in reserved onion mixture.
5Spoon sauce over cauliflower. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon & toasted almonds. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #vegetables