Cauliflower Cheddar Bake Recipe

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Cauliflower Cheddar Bake Recipe
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Cauliflower Cheddar Bake Recipe

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"NEBRASKA, where I grew up, is a farming state, and we always had lots of vegetables at our table. This recipe has got to be one of the easiest and best-tasting ways to serve cauliflower. I have to admit that cauliflower is not a favorite vegetable with a lot of people—especially children—and that's why the addition of cheddar cheese makes it a winner every time!"
MAKES:
10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 large head cauliflower (about 6 cups)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, divided
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs

Directions

Break cauliflower into sections. Cook for 10 minutes in boiling salted water. Drain water. Combine cauliflower with 2 tablespoons butter and onion, cheese, sour cream and salt. Spoon into a 1-1/2-qt. casserole. Melt remaining butter and toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over the cauliflower mixture. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Cauliflower Au Gratin in Reminisce July/August 1991, p33

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 159 calories, 11g fat (8g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 1 large head cauliflower (about 6 cups)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, divided
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs
  1. Break cauliflower into sections. Cook for 10 minutes in boiling salted water. Drain water. Combine cauliflower with 2 tablespoons butter and onion, cheese, sour cream and salt. Spoon into a 1-1/2-qt. casserole. Melt remaining butter and toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over the cauliflower mixture. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Cauliflower Au Gratin in Reminisce July/August 1991, p33

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bobbiegraser1 User ID: 6763078 220934
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2015

"My family always tops cauliflower with crushed Ritz cracker browned in butter. Delicious!"

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Isolda User ID: 2915263 37775
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2010

"I agree that cooked cauliflower is not the most appealing vegetable, but I really like this recipe. So do my kids and even some of my grandkids."

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7kcks User ID: 37777 16983
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2009

"Subbed broccoli for the cauliflower. Used shredded Velveeta in place of cheddar. Very creamy and tasty. Next time I might make a main dish using these ingredients and adding diced chicken - maybe increasing the sour cream/cheese."

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