Cheddar Cauliflower Recipe

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This cheesy cauliflower side dish had long been a family favorite. It always makes a pretty presentation on our holiday table.—Karen Jean Johann, Kewaskum, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 medium head cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons minced chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 200 calories, 15g fat (10g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 316mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.


  1. Place the cauliflower and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4-1/2 minutes; stir. Cook 4-6 minutes longer or until tender. Drain.
  2. Combine sour cream, chives, salt and pepper; spoon over the cauliflower. Sprinkle with cheese. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Cheddar Cauliflower in Country Woman January/February 2001, p35

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Reviewed Nov. 28, 2010

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