Cauliflower Cheese Recipe

Step 1

Cut the cauliflower head in half and discard the green leaves and stem. Then cut the cauliflower florets into two bite-size pieces.

Cut the Cauliflower

Transfer cauliflower to a large pot and fill it with cool water. When the pot comes to a boil immediately turn it off and strain the cauliflower into a colander, set aside.

Par-boil Cauliflower

Step 2

In a large saucepan add the butter and cook over medium heat. Once the butter has melted add the flour and whisk to combine.

Make a Roux

Step 3

Add the mustard and white pepper and mix to combine. Reduce the heat to low and slowly and evenly stream in the milk and whisk constantly to combine.

Add Flavors and Milk

Step 4

Keep asking for another minute or two for the sauce to thicken.

Whisk to Combine

Step 5

Add ⅔ of the cheese and whisk until all of the cheese is melted. Taste the sauce at this point and add more salt or pepper, if desired.

Add Cheese

Step 6

Mix until all cheese is melted and you have a smooth sauce.

Mix Until Smooth

Step 7

Add the cauliflower to a dish and pour the cheese sauce evenly over the top. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Bake until golden brown on top and bubbling.

Add to Cauliflower & Bake

Step 8