Cauliflower Gratin

Cauliflower Gratin

Ingredients
  • 8 slices of bacon, chopped
  • 4 cups of cauliflower, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1½ cups sharp cheddar plus a little more for topping
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • pinch of fresh parsley, chopped
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the bacon until crispy and browned. Set aside on some paper towel.
  2. Heat a large pot of salted water on high until boiling. Add the cauliflower and cook for ⅔ minutes or until about half-way soft. Drain and set aside.
  3. Wipe out the same pot and melt the butter. Whisk in the flour constantly until golden. Stir in the milk and stir constantly until thick and creamy. Stir in the cheese and salt & pepper to taste.
  4. Add the cauliflower and bacon to the cheese mixture and toss to combine. Pour into an 8×8 or similarly-sized baking dish and top with panko and a sprinkle of cheese.
  5. Bake at 375F for 20 minutes or until bubbly and golden. Run the broiler for a couple minutes if desired to make the top even more browned.
  6. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.

~ by accordingtoleanne on December 28, 2015.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: