Cauliflower Pasta and Cheese Gratin

Cauliflower Pasta and Cheese Gratin created by Probably This

To save time this may be prepared earlier in the day to be baked later, careful not to overcook the cauliflower and the pasta as it will become too soft when cooked in the oven --- this is also great using broccoli

Ready In:
1hr
Serves:
Units:

ingredients

directions

  • Set oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Butter a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  • In a heavy-bottomed medium-size saucepan, melt the 1/4 cup butter, whisk in the thyme, nutmeg, fresh garlic, cayenne pepper and black pepper; whisk/mix for 2 minutes.
  • Add/whisk in the flour, mix for 2-3 minutes.
  • Slowly add/whisk in the half and half cream; whisk on med-low heat, until a light boil and thick; reduce heat to low, contine to whisk and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, add in the grated cheddar, Parmesan cheese, green onion and the Dijon mustard (if using); mix until all the cheese has melted; season with salt and more black pepper to taste.
  • Transfer the mixture to a large bowl.
  • Mix together the sauce, cooked pasta and the cooked, drained cauliflower; toss to combine.
  • Transfer and spread the mixture into a prepared greased baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine the bread crumbs, 1-2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese and the melted butter.
  • Sprinkle over the cauliflower mixture in the baking pan.
  • Bake for 20 22 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
Submit a Recipe Correction

MY PRIVATE NOTES

Add a Note
Advertisement
Enter The Sweepstakes
Advertisement

RECIPE MADE WITH LOVE BY

"To save time this may be prepared earlier in the day to be baked later, careful not to overcook the cauliflower and the pasta as it will become too soft when cooked in the oven --- this is also great using broccoli"
icons / sparkles / sparkles

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

icons / sparkles / sparkles
icons / camera
upload
icons / star / star-outline
review
icons / write-a-review
tweak
icons / question
ask
all
reviews
tweaks
q&a
sort by: icons / navigate / navigate-down
  1. Probably This
    Cauliflower Pasta and Cheese Gratin Created by Probably This
    Reply
  2. Probably This
    Cauliflower Pasta and Cheese Gratin Created by Probably This
    Reply
  3. Probably This
    Cauliflower Pasta and Cheese Gratin Created by Probably This
    Reply
  4. Probably This
    Cauliflower Pasta and Cheese Gratin Created by Probably This
    Reply
  5. Ronald Stirling
    Cauliflower Pasta and Cheese Gratin Created by Ronald Stirling
    Reply
see 11 more icons / navigate / navigate-down
Advertisement