Friday, October 28, 2011

Cauliflower Gratin

This was the side dish I served with the basil chicken. It helped the meal to be very filling. All three of us had one serving & were done. This wasnt incredibly fast but, it sure was delicious.

Yields 4 servings.
185 calories per serving.
Recipe from Eating Well dot com.

4 c cauliflower florets (about 1/2 large head)
1.5 c skim milk
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c dry breadcrumbs
3/4 c sharp cheddar, shredded
1/2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp flour
1 tsp mustard
1/4 tsp pepper

Preheat broiler.

Bring cauliflower, 1 1/4 c milk, & salt to a boil over medium-high heat.
Reduce heat, cover & simmer for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine breadcrumbs, 1/4 c cheese, & oil in a small bowl.
Whisk flour & remaining 1/4 c milk in another small bowl until smooth.
Stir mixture in the pan & cook, stirring until thickened.
Stir in remaining 1/2 c cheese, mustard, & pepper.
Sprinkle with the bread crumb mixture.

Broil 1 - 2 minutes.

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