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Cauliflower Baked with Béchamel Sauce

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6 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each

Béchamel sauce does not have to be a scary. With a few simple ingredients and steps, you can make the perfect white sauce for this great cauliflower side dish.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Cook cauliflower in large pan of boiling water 4 min.; drain. Return cauliflower to pan; reserve for later use.
  • Melt butter in medium skillet on medium-low heat. Whisk in flour; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until mixture starts to bubble. Gradually stir in milk, then chicken broth; cook 3 to 5 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in nutmeg.
  • Add prepared white sauce and 1/2 cup shredded cheese to cauliflower; mix lightly. Spoon into 1.5-L casserole dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining shredded cheese. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
  • Bake 25 min. or until heated through. Remove from oven.
  • Heat broiler. Broil cauliflower mixture, 4 inches from heat, 3 to 5 min. or until golden brown.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this delicious side with your favourite cooked meat.


  • 6 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each
Calories 180
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 9g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 60 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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