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Nourishing Nippers Cauliflower Cheese
- 50g unsalted vegetable spread or unsalted butter
- 50g plain flour
- 500ml full fat milk
- 50g cheddar, grated
- A pinch of nutmeg (optional)
- 1 cauliflower, separated into florets
- Melt the butter / spread
- Take off the heat and stir in the flour to make a smooth paste
- Return to the heat and add the milk a bit at a time, stirring continuously
- Add a pinch of nutmef and keep stirring
- When the sauce starts to thcken, add the cheese and stir until completely melted into the sauce
- Steam the cauliflower, allow to cool slightly and cover with the cheese sauce
- You can serve like this or bake for 15 minutes until the top begins to turn golden brown
Our Top Cauliflower Tips
- Whizz up cauliflower in a food processor and microwave for a few minutes to make a great alternative to rice
- Brush a whole cauliflower with olive oil and coat in ground coriander and ground cumin and roast for 45 minutes to an hour for a veggie main option
- Freeze cauliflower without losing any of the nutrients by steaming for a few minutes first and then cooling right down in iced water and patting dry before freezing
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