Cauliflower Cheese Recipe

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Cauliflower Cheese
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  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 500 ml 2 cups skimmed milk, warmed
  • 25 g 1/8 cup butter
  • 25 g 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 level tsp cayenne
  • 1/4 level tsp dry mustard powder
  • 2 level tsp cornflour
  • 25 g 1/4 cup parmesan, grated
  • 50g 2 tbsp spoons breadcrumbs made from slightly stale bread


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/hot. Cut the cauliflower into large florets and add to a large pan of boiling water. Simmer until just tender. Drain and put in an ovenproof dish.
  2. Melt the butter in a medium-sized pan. Remove from the heat and stir in the flour. Stir over a low heat for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and gradually whisk in the milk.
  4. Add the cayenne and mustard powder and bring to the boil, whisking all the time. Mix the cornflour with 2tbsp water to form a smooth paste, and stir in. Simmer for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat.
  5. Set aside 25g of the Cheddar and add the rest to the sauce with the Parmesan. Season to taste. Pour the sauce over the hot cauliflower and sprinkle with the breadcrumbs and remaining Cheddar. Cook in the oven for 10 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 330.3 Kcal (1383 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.06g 31%
Cholesterol 60.92mg 20%
Sodium 529.2mg 22%
Potassium 709.96mg 15%
Total Carbs 18.44g 6%
Sugars 9.9g 40%
Dietary Fiber 3.38g 14%
Protein 19.17g 38%
Vitamin C 71.9mg 120%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 651.4mg 65%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 98.97 Kcal (414 kJ)
Calories from fat 54.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.01g 31%
Cholesterol 18.25mg 20%
Sodium 158.57mg 22%
Potassium 212.73mg 15%
Total Carbs 5.52g 6%
Sugars 2.97g 40%
Dietary Fiber 1.01g 14%
Protein 5.74g 38%
Vitamin C 21.5mg 120%
Iron 0.2mg 4%
Calcium 195.2mg 65%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.6
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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