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Baked Cauliflower Recipe

Baked Cauliflower Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Baked Cauliflower

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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."

Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

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

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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