Everyday Cauliflower Au Gratin Recipe

Everyday Cauliflower Au Gratin picture


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Reduced calorie margarine8 Teaspoon (Tub, 2 Tablespoons + 2 Teaspoons)
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Skim milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 White pepper1 Dash
 Nutmeg1 Dash, ground
 Cauliflower florets2 Cup (32 tbs), blanched
 Cheddar cheese4 Ounce, shredded

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 231 Calories from Fat 121

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.2%

Saturated Fat 6.8 g33.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.1 mg

Sodium 593.2 mg24.7%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 13 g25.7%

Vitamin A 13.1% Vitamin C 40.6%

Calcium 36.2% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2) In a 1-quart saucepan, heat the margarine over a medium heat until hot and bubbly, stir in the flour, blend well.
3) Gradually stir in the milk, then stir in the salt, pepper and nutmeg.
4) Stir frequently and cook over a low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, until the sauce is smooth and thickened.
5) In a 2-quart casserole, place the cauliflower florets, top with the sauce and sprinkle with the shredded cheese.
6) Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes until the cheese is melted and lightly browned on top.

7) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.