Recipe: Cauliflower Cheese

CAULIFLOWER CHEESE

You need cauliflower cheese in your life. This recipe was made for all you students out there needing comfort food on the cheap. It's a whole dinner in one! Add sausages and beans into the mix and you're transported back to childhood in a flash.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 6 pork sausages
  • 30 g knob butter
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 pint of milk
  • 1 handful of grated mature cheddar cheese
  • 1 bunch of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 400 g baked beans to serve
Grill the Sausages

Step 1

Grill The Sausages

Prick the sausages and lay on a tray, then cook under the grill for 6-8 minutes, turning often.

Make the Roux

Step 2

Make The Roux

Melt the butter in a pan and dump in the flour. stir to a paste and cook for 1 minute over the heat as you keep stirring.

Add the Milk

Step 3

Add The Milk

Pour in the milk, a bit at a time, making sure the milk is fully absorbed and bubbling before splashing in the next amount. lower the heat to a gentle simmer and cook the sauce for 2 minutes before seasoning.

Cook the Cauliflower

Step 4

Cook The Cauliflower

Chop the cauliflower into smaller florets. lower them into the pan of water, bring back to the boil, and cook for 3-4 minutes until the cauliflower is just cooked. drain the cauliflower and allow to steam dry for a minute or so.

Finish the Sauce

Step 5

Finish The Sauce

add the grated cheese and chopped parsley into the white sauce and stir to melt.

Arrange in a Dish

Step 6

Arrange In A Dish

slice the sausages into chunks 2cm across with a sharp knife. arrange the cauliflower and sausage into a shallow oven dish and pour over the sauce.

Grill the Dish

Step 7

Grill The Dish

place the dish back under the hot grill for a couple of minutes until glazed and bubbling.

Serve with Baked Beans!

Step 8

Serve With Baked Beans!

serve with steaming baked beans on the side.

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