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Finnish Cauliflower

 Finnish Cauliflower
“After my Finnish grandmother passed away, I found a large index card in a box of her trinkets. I had the writing translated, and it turned out to be this festive casserole.” —Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 2 cups cubed day-old rye bread
  • 1 small head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup flat beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Place bread in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; bake at 300°
  • for 15-20 minutes or until crisp. In a large skillet, saute
  • cauliflower in butter with the caraway seeds until tender. Remove
  • from the heat; stir in bread and cheese. Transfer to a greased
  • 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, beer, mustard, coriander and pepper.
  • Pour over bread mixture. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until
  • a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 261 calories, 18 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 158 mg cholesterol, 387 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 14 g protein.