Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese

By the wlr team

The perfect side dish for a variety of meals, this lovely Cauliflower recipe is sure to keep the whole family happy! Plus, it's less than 300 caloires per serving.. Yes please!

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    10 mins
  • Cook time: 15 mins
  • Calories: 249
    per serving


  • 450g cauliflower
  • 600ml skimmed milk
  • 25g margarine
  • 50g plain flour
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 75g Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp chives


  1. Wash and break cauliflower into florets. Cook covered in a small amount of boiling water for around 10 minutes.
  2. Whilst the cauliflower is cooking make the cheese sauce by putting the milk, margarine and flour into a saucepan.
  3. Bring to the boil, stirring constantly with a wire whisk, until the sauce blends and thickens.
  4. Turn the heat to low and cook gently, stirring continuously, for another 30 seconds or so.
  5. Add the mustard, grate the cheddar cheese in and add salt and pepper to taste. Continue to stir until the cheese has melted.
  6. Turn the grill on to a medium heat.
  7. Drain the cauliflower and place in a warmed ovenproof dish. Cover with the sauce and sprinkle over the Parmesan. Place under the preheated grill to brown.
  8. Serve immediately sprinkled with chives if required.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)249
Carbohydrate (g)20.3
Fat (g)11.7
Protein (g)15.9
Fibre (g)2.5
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg1.5

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