Baked Cauliflower & Cheese With Bacon

Recipe by Mandy
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    medium cauliflower, trimmed and divided into florets
  • 40
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 4
    slices bacon, rind removed & finely chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 1 12
    cups skim milk
  • 1
    teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1
    pinch nutmeg
  • 1 12
    cups tasty cheese, grated
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 13
    cup breadcrumbs
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 180.C.
  • Grease a 6 cup baking dish.
  • Cook Cauliflower in boiling salted water for 5 mins or until just tender, drain well & arrange in baking dish.
  • Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat and cook onion and half the bacon for 4 mins or until softened. Remove pan from heat, add flour and stir with a wooden spoon until combined. Return to heat & cook gently for 2 minutes.
  • Gradually add milk, stirring continuously and bring to a boil. Add mustard, nutmeg, 1 cup cheese and season with salt & pepper. Stir until cheese has melted.
  • Pour sauce over cauliflower & sprinkle with breadcrumbs and remaining cheese. Bake for 15 mins or until golden.
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