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puffed cheese cauliflower

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Char H
Kenmore, SC

Great way to get your kids and hubby to eat there veggies. everything is great with cheese. I loved to fix this for the holidays but summer time when veggies are so great It is just good all the time. Lots of compliments from this one.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For puffed cheese cauliflower

  • 1 lg
    head of cauliflower seperated into flowerets
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    white wine (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 c
    bread crumbs, dry
  • 3 lg
    eggs, separated
  • 1 1/4 c
    grated cheddar cheese

How To Make puffed cheese cauliflower

  • 1
    Steam Cauliflower till just fork tender--Do not over cook. in the mean time start your cheese sauce. melt butter in pan add flour stirring all the time with a whisk. Add milk and and continue to whisk it till it is slightly thick, Add salt and Pepper to your taste, Temper egg yolks with a little of the sauce and then add to the mixture. Mix well. Add cheese and keep mixing till you have a nice cheese sauce then remove from heat. Beat egg whites until stiff and then fold into the cheese sauce. After cauliflower is fork tender place in a sprayed casserole bowl now pour cheese sauce over and mix well. You might want to do this in another bowl first less messy that way and then add it to your casserole . sprinkle top with bread crumbs and bake in 400 oven 30-35 min.
  • 2
    Keep an eye on it the last 10 min to be sure the top is not getting to brown. cover lightly with foil if it is.