Recipe: 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.
- 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
Prick the sausages and lay on a tray, then cook under the grill for 6-8 minutes, turning often.
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
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
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
add the grated cheese and chopped parsley into the white sauce and stir to melt.
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
place the dish back under the hot grill for a couple of minutes until glazed and bubbling.
SERVE WITH BAKED BEANS!
serve with steaming baked beans on the side.
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