Cauliflower with Mushroom-Almond Sauce
The roots of Elinor Levine's recipe go back a generation. "It was the dish my mother always made for my Dad," she explains from her West Palm Beach, Florida home.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 large head cauliflower (about 2-1/2 pounds)
- 1/4 pound fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- 1/3 cup sliced green onions with tops
- 1/2 cup butter, cubed
- 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
- 1 cup water, divided
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- In a saucepan containing 1 in. of water, steam whole cauliflower until tender, about 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute mushrooms, almonds and onions in butter until mushrooms are tender. Dissolve bouillon in 3/4 cup water; add to skillet. Combine cornstarch with remaining water until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Place cauliflower in a large bowl; top with sauce.
Originally published as Cauliflower with Mushroom-Almond Sauce in Crafting Traditions Premiere 1995