Cauliflower Au Gratin

Robyn Bruce


When I was younger, my mom always served fresh vegetables with regular cheese sauce on the side. It was delicious, but then I found this recipe for "au gratin". So, the cheese sauce bakes into the vegetables.

For a variation, I sometimes double this recipe and add some cooked cubed ham and use this recipe, then, as a main dish. I have a few recipes listed that are versatile like that, and this is another one of those.


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4 c
cauliflower, cut into florets
4 tsp
butter or margarine
2 clove
minced garlic, or 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
2 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
dash, cayenne pepper
2 c
evaporated skim milk
1 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 c
frozen whole kernel corn, cooked and drained
2 Tbsp
chopped parsley

How to Make Cauliflower Au Gratin


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2In steamer or microwave, cook cauliflower until crisp-tender. Set aside.
  • 3In a large deep saucepan, melt butter. Add garlic and lightly saute for 1 minute. Stir in flour, salt and cayenne pepper. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, until sauce boils and thickens. Adjust seasonings. Stir in 3/4 of the cheese, all corn and parsley.
  • 4Arrange cauliflower in shallow baking dish. Cover with sauce and sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  • 5Bake, uncovered, until top is lightly browned and bubbling, about 30 minutes.

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About Cauliflower Au Gratin

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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