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 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 161927
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

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

char04 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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