Deviled Cauliflower

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 2hrs 4mins




  • Place cauliflower in a steamer basket over boiling water.
  • Cover pan and steam 5-7 minutes or until just tender.
  • Drain.
  • Rinse under cold water.
  • Drain well and transfer to a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  • Combine 1-1/4 Tbs.
  • melted butter with flour in a heavy saucepan over medium low heat. Whisk about 3 minutes, or until bubbly.
  • Gradually whisk in milk.
  • Add bay leaf and nutmeg and whisk often until mixture simmers.
  • Cover partially and simmer 3-4 minutes, stirring often, until thickened.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in mustard, Worcestershire and salt and pepper to taste. Discard bay leaf.
  • Pour sauce over cauliflower and stir until well coated.
  • (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.)
  • Preheat oven to 3500F.
  • Sprinkle breadcrumbs over cauliflower.
  • Drizzle with remaining butter.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes, until cauliflower is heated through, sauce bubbles at edges and breadcrumbs are golden.