Traditional English Cheddar Cauliflower Cheese - Gratin

Recipe by French Tart
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • *If oven baking, pre-heat oven to 225C or 450°F.
  • Trim the cauliflower & break into small florets.
  • Boil in salted water for 10-15 minutes or until just tender.
  • Drain in a colander and then place in a buttered ovenproof baking dish.
  • Add the milk, flour and butter to a saucepan.
  • Heat and whisking with a wire whisk continuously until the sauce thickens, boils and is smooth.
  • Allow to simmer for a further 2 minutes.
  • Add three-quarters of the grated cheese, mustard, a pinch of nutmeg and seasoning.
  • Cook for further minute stirring well.
  • Pour the sauce over the cauliflower.
  • Mix the remaining cheese, and breadcrumbs, if using, together, sprinkle over the top.
  • Place under a hot grill until golden brown, OR, bake in a pre-heated oven 225C/450F for about 15 to 25 minutes until golden brown and bubbling.
  • Serve immediately.
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