Cauliflower Cheese Bake
This creamy, savoury cauliflower cheese bake recipe is just the thing you need to turn a boring dinner into a memorable one. It will become your new go-to dish for parties and get-togethers... the one that has everyone asking "WOW, you made this?!" The best part... it's really easy to make!
1/2 head of cauliflower
Pinch of salt, pepper and paprika
5 tbsp butter
4 tbsp flour
400ml heavy cream
200g shredded cheddar cheese
Pinch of nutmeg
Preheat oven to 200C.
Slice cauliflower into medium slices and drizzle with olive oil. Arrange on a baking sheet and season with salt, pepper and paprika.
Bake cauliflower in oven for 20 minutes until soft and edges start to crisp.
In pot, melt butter over high heat and add flour. Stir with a whisk for 5 minutes or until mixture turns golden brown and foamy.
Gradually add in milk and cream, adding little by little while whisking smooth.
Reduce heat to medium and let simmer for 15 minutes, stirring often to prevent lumps.
Add cheese and pinch of nutmeg. Season with salt to taste and mix well till cheese is melted.
Add all cauliflower to baking pan and pour cheesy mix over cauliflower.
Bake in oven at 200C for 20 minutes or until it starts to brown.
Cool and serve!