Baked Cauliflower Recipe
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Baked Cauliflower Recipe

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I created this recipe myself. The cheddar cheese and bread crumb topping makes it a pretty casserole for a holiday dinner. You can easily double the amounts if you’re having a larger group.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cauliflower, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 170 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in 2 tablespoons butter and oil until onion is tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the cauliflower, salt, pepper and nutmeg; saute for 2 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Melt remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over cauliflower mixture.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Uncover; bake for 10 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Baked Cauliflower in Country Extra November 2006, p51

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parksville User ID: 1598935 66680
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2014

"I used fresh cauliflower and microwaved it in a bit of water for a few minutes. This recipe was just okay for us. Will not make again as I have another recipe we prefer."

betwen User ID: 1590791 161927
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

"My picky daughter loved this recipe and has asked for it again.. Winner all the way around"

char04 User ID: 2958136 116323
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2010

"I used fresh cauliflower. I cooked it in water for 5 to 6 mins. before I added it to the sauce pan. This was easy to make."

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