Chef Comerford's Cauliflower Gratin

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 55mins




  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray a 1-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  • Trim the cauliflower and cut into florets.
  • Steam the cauliflower in a large pot with a little water over medium-low heat until tender. Remove the cauliflower from the pot to a towel to remove excise moisture.(Or you could roast the cauliflower for about 30 minutes, turning once, at 400*F.).
  • Heat the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. When the butter has melted, whisk in the flour. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  • Add the milk, whisking all the time to make sure there are no lumps.
  • Cook another 3 to 4 minutes, and let the sauce thicken. Season with salt and pepper, to taste and add the nutmeg.
  • Put the cauliflower into the prepared pan. Top with half of the cheese. Pour the white sauce (bechamel) over the cheese. Top with the remaining cheese and the bread crumbs.
  • Bake, uncovered for 20 to 30 minutes until golden and bubbly.