Cauliflower Gratin

Cauliflower Gratin


3 cups McCain Cauliflower Florets blanched in hot water for 6 minutes

4 tablespoon butter, unsalted

3 tablespoon all purpose flour

2 cups hot milk

½ teaspoon Ground Black Pepper

¼ teaspoon Ground Nutmeg

1 cup grated cheddar cheese

½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

¼ cup bread crumbs

½ teaspoon salt




Prep Time: 10 - 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 - 20 minutes

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Blanch the McCain Cauliflower Florets in a large bowl of boiling salted water for 3 - 4 minutes, until tender but still firm – Drain and set aside.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a saucepan over low heat. Add flour, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon for 1 minute.
  4. Add hot milk and stir until it boils. Allow boiling while whisking constantly, for 1 minute or until the sauce thickens. Take off the heat, add salt, pepper, nutmeg, half a cup of cheddar cheese, and Parmesan.
  5. Pour half of the sauce on the bottom of an 8 by 11 by 2-inch baking dish. Place the drained cauliflower and spread the rest of the sauce evenly on top.
  6. Combine the bread crumbs with the remaining half a cup of cheese and sprinkle on top. Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and drizzle over the gratin.
  7. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 15 minutes or until the top is browned.

Photo & Recipe: @Apriena (on Instagram) [CREDIT] 

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