Cheesy Cauliflower Gratin
Author: Nikki
This side dish is INCREDIBLE! It is cheesy and flavorful and is a tasty way to get even the picky eaters to eat their vegetables!
  • 1 cup cooked bacon, chopped
  • 8 to 10 cups cauliflower cut into bite size pieces
  • 6 Tablespoons flour
  • 6 Tablespoon butter
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2½ cups sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ⅛ cup Italian breadcrumbs
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cook cauliflower in salted pot of boiling water for about 2 to 3 minutes. (Do not cook all the way.) Drain and set aside.
  3. In a medium pan melt butter and add flour. Add milk and stir until thickened. Add cream cheese and cheddar cheese and stir until creamy. Add cauliflower to the cheese and stir.
  4. Pour into a 9x13 pan.
  5. Combine Panko and Italian breadcrumbs and evenly sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the top.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes.
Adapted from: The Baker Chick
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