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Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese

By WLR's Food Information Executive, Laurence Beeken

Prep time 10 mins | serves 4 | 249 calories per serving

Ingredients

  • 450g Cauliflower, Raw, Average
  • 50g Flour, Plain, Average
  • 600 ml Milk, Skimmed, Average
  • 75 g Cheese, Cheddar, Extra Mature, Average
  • 25 g Margarine, Original, Flora*
  • 2 Tsp/16g Mustard, Whole Grain, Average
  • 1 Tbsp/10g Cheese, Parmesan, Grated, Average
  • 5g Chives, Fresh, Average

Method

  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, grated cheese and salt and pepper to taste. Continue to stir until the cheese has melted.
  6. Drain the cauliflower and place in a warmed ovenproof dish. Cover with the sauce and sprinkle over the Parmesan. Place under a preheated grill to brown.
  7. Serve immediately sprinkled with chives if required.

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