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Parmesan Cauliflower

 Parmesan Cauliflower
Need a last-minute side dish to round out your meal? This quick and cheesy recipe from Brenda Biron in Sydney, Nova Scotia can be table-ready in minutes! It's also yummy with broccoli instead of cauliflower, Brenda says.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1-1/2 cups fresh cauliflowerets
  • 5 teaspoons reduced-fat butter
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional


  • Place cauliflower in a steamer basket; place in a small saucepan over
  • 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 4-5 minutes or
  • until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in another small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour
  • until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in the sour cream, Parmesan
  • cheese, salt and pepper.
  • Add cauliflower to the cream sauce. Cook and stir over low heat for
  • 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with parsley if
  • desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 121 calories, 8 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 476 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.