JAMIE'S LOADED CAULIFLOWER

jamie Beecham

By
@jamie4cakes

This is such a good dish to make and eat. It is just like my loaded potatoes only made with cauliflower.

Rating:
★★★★★ 17 votes
Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is one good, creamy casserole.  Of course when you add bacon everything is always better. I just loved how all the flavors work so well together. Making this one again soon.

Ingredients

large head of cauliflower
1 stick
butter
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1
vildilia onion
1
small pack of slice fresh mushrooms
2
garlic cloves grated
1 tsp
Italian seasoning
salt and pepper to taste
4
slice of bacon
3 c
finely sheredded colby and monterey jack cheese
1 Tbsp
chives
1 c
heavy cream
1 c
sour cream, fat-free
2 Tbsp
flour

HEALTHY RECIPE

1 stick
light butter
4
slices of turkey bacon
3 c
low fat cheese
1 c
fat free can milk
1 c
fat free sour cream
add all the other ingredients

Step-By-Step

1In large pot start water seasoned with salt. Let come to a boil.
2Clean the cauliflower and place in the pot whole after removing the stem. It will take approximately 15 minutes to come to tender.
3In skillet heat the olive oil. Place the sliced mushrooms and chopped onion in the pan. Grate the garlic into the pan and add the Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. Cook till tender.
4Drain the cauliflower in a colander. Cut the core out and place the cauliflower into a large mixing bowl.
5Add sour cream, 2 cups of cheese and the veggies to the skillet.
6In a saucepan melt the butter. Add the 2 tbsp of flour and stir like a paste. Add in the cup of heavy cream. Thicken and add to the cauliflower.
7Pour into a caserole dish add one cup of cheese on top. Crumble 4 slices of bacon on top and the chives.
8Bake in a 350°F oven until the cheese has melted and bubbling. About 10 minutes or a little more.
This is very creamy and if you want it firm bake a little first then add the cheese and bacon and chives let melt.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Recipe For: The Best Cauliflower