Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Comfort food.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375. Lightly grease a 2-qt baking dish; set aside.
  2. Cook cauliflower in boiling salted water until crisp-tender (about 6-7 minutes); drain.
  3. Place cooked and drained flowerets into the prepared baking dish.
  4. Meanwhile, melt 3 tbsp of the butter in a saucepan and saute the scallions for about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the flour until smooth.
  6. Very gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Add salt, pepper and paprika.
  7. Continue cooking and stirring until sauce is thickened and smooth, for about 3 minutes. Stir in the mustard .
  8. Evenly pour the sauce over cauliflower in the baking dish.
  9. Sprinkle the Gouda cheese over casserole.
  10. Mix the crushed crackers with the 3 tbsp of melted butter; sprinkle over top of the cheese layer.
  11. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.


Most Helpful

YUM! It’s a 5-star for me fershure! The seasonings were adjusted slightly…more paprika, a little less white pepper and mustard. I did add some gouda to melt into the sauce, which I think was a fine idea, and since I used a shallow but wide dish, I used more cheese and buttered cracker crumbs to cover the top. I love this and certainly will make it again. Thanks for posting it!

BarbryT February 21, 2008

I chose this recipe for the Make it Healthier challenge, and this turned out absolutely awesome! Definitely a comfort food, even with lower fat adjustments. I only used 1 tablespoon butter and substituted 1/2 teaspoon imitation butter for the melted butter. Also instead of crackers I used a non-fat garlic cracker (Kavli). This probably increased the salt content, but that wasn't my concern. You could use corn flakes too. Instead of whole milk I used 1% milk. I had a horseradish Dijon mustard in the fridge, but I think another type of mustard (other than Dijon) might taste good in this too. Wow, this was good. I think I'll make this again. Thanks *Parsley*!

Kumquat the Cat's friend January 14, 2008

This is a really great recipe..Family members that normally wont eat Cauliflower, lap this up. We like it so much we're serving it with Thanksgiving dinner!

jalpern November 22, 2006

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