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Cauliflower Gruyere Gratin

Cauliflower Gruyere Gratin

4 cups cauliflower florets, trimmed and washed

Place the uncooked cauliflower florets into an ungreased 9 inch square glass baking dish.

For the gruyere sauce:

In the microwave, scald

2 cups whole milk

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook together for 2 minutes

3 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
¼ tsp black pepper
½ tsp sea salt

Whisking constantly, slowly pour in scalded milk. Continue to cook for 2 more minutes stirring constantly. Stir in:

6 ounces smoked gruyere cheese, grated (You can substitute Asiago, Parmesan or Romano.)
1 tsp tarragon
2 tbsp Dijon mustard

Pour over the clauliflower florets.

Crumb topping

1 cup dry breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated smoked gruyere
1 ounce grated parmesan
2 tbsp melted butter
1/4 tsp cracked black pepper

Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the cauliflower and sauce and bake for about 40 minutes or until bubbling and the cauliflower is fork tender. Let stand five minutes before serving.

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Julie Davison

Sunday 16th of June 2019

Tried this yesterday. Turned out really well. Used Panko instead of the breadcrumbs and was crispy on top and very tasty. Also like the fact that by baking the Cauliflower the kitchen was not smelling for days. Thanks so much.

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