Cauliflower Parmesan Casserole Recipe
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Cauliflower Parmesan Casserole Recipe

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A lighter version of a classic white sauce coats this cauliflower dish that’s perfect for a potluck buffet. Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 packages (16 ounces each) frozen cauliflower, thawed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 142 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 257 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Place 1 in. of water in a Dutch oven; add cauliflower. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and pat dry.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt, mustard and pepper until blended; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Add cheese; stir until melted.
  3. Place cauliflower in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Pour sauce over top.
  4. For topping, combine the bread crumbs, butter and paprika. Sprinkle over sauce. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cauliflower Au Gratin in Healthy Cooking December/January 2010, p31

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 142 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 257 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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Reviewed Oct. 3, 2014

"This was disappointing. It was beyond bland even after adding more salt and even adding garlic. I'm sure I'll end up throwing this away."

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Reviewed Apr. 9, 2012

"Followed the recipe precisely, easy to make. It tasted ok, just a bit bland. I will definitely make this again, but will add more S&P and ground mustard, and will probably add some garlic for sure!"

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Reviewed Jan. 25, 2012

"I made only a half a batch because there are only 2 in household. I didn't any other changes and it was very good."

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Reviewed Nov. 26, 2011

"Excellent AND easy. I cubed some whole wheat toast for the croutons."

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Reviewed Jul. 25, 2011

"Excellent taste and everyone loved it. I made it in the microwave in a covered stone cooker due to conflicts with the oven and it turned out great."

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