Cauliflower And Horseradish Gratin

Cauliflower And Horseradish Gratin

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


From the April 1999 Bon Appetit magazine, this sounds like it would be good.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
40 Min


  • 3 1/2 lb
    cauliflower, trimmed, florets
  • 6 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 7 Tbsp
    prepared horseradish
  • 1 tsp
    white wine vinegar
  • dash(es)
    ground nutmeg
  • 1 c
    fontina cheese, packed, grated
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 2 c
    fresh french breadcrumbs

How to Make Cauliflower And Horseradish Gratin


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Steam cauliflower until crisp-tender, about 9 minutes.
  3. Transfer to 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish.
  4. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in heavy large saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Add flour and stir 2 minutes (do not brown).
  6. Gradually whisk in half and half.
  7. Cook until sauce boils and thickens, whisking constantly, about 4 minutes.
  8. Mix in 5 tablespoons horseradish and vinegar.
  9. Season to taste with nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  10. Pour sauce over cauliflower and mix to coat.
  11. Sprinkle cheese over.
  12. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill).
  13. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in heavy medium skillet over medium heat.
  14. Mix in mustard and remaining 2 tablespoons horseradish.
  15. Add breadcrumbs; stir until crumbs are golden brown, about 9 minutes.
  16. Sprinkle over cauliflower.
  17. Bake until cauliflower is heated through, about 25 minutes.

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About Cauliflower And Horseradish Gratin

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian

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