Cauliflower Bake Recipe

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Cauliflower Bake
How to make Cauliflower Bake
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Cauliflower florets baked with sauteed vegetables, cheesy milk reduction and a range of herbs. You just cannot have enough!

Ingredients of Cauliflower Bake

  • 2 Tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 liter of milk
  • 1 onion, whole
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 medium cauliflower heads
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, de-seeded and diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, de-seeded and diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, de-seeded and diced
  • 250 gm cheddar cheese (you can normal processed cheese also), grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Cauliflower Bake

  • 1.Heat the milk in a saucepan.
  • 2.Remove the white core of 1 onion. Add onion to the milk. Add a sprig of fresh rosemary and some pepper. (Don't have rosemary? Use thyme or basil)
  • 3.Cut the cauliflower into florets and add to the milk. Once the milk has boiled, remove the florets and keep aside.
  • 4.Cover and let the milk continue simmering till it reduces to half the quantity.
  • 5.Then remove the onion and add 100 gms of the cheese into the milk. Stir well and let it reduce for 3-4 minutes.
  • 6.Heat the olive oil in a pan and saute the sliced onion, bell peppers and garlic together for a minute.
  • 7.Sprinkle some fresh oregano and cracked black pepper and give it a nice toss. Cook for another 30 seconds and keep aside.
  • 8.In a baking dish, arrange the cauliflower florets and the sauteed vegetables at the base.
  • 9.Sprinkle 50 gm of cheese over the veggies and pour evenly in the cheese-milk reduction.
  • 10.Sprinkle another 100 gm of cheese on top and some black pepper.
  • 11.Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes at 180 degrees C or till it's golden brown.
  • 12.Serve hot.