Creamy baked cauliflower.

You can have Creamy baked cauliflower using 9 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Creamy baked cauliflower

  1. You need 4 tbsp of unsalted butter.
  2. Prepare 1 head of cauliflower, broken into bite-sized florets.
  3. Prepare 1 of shallot, minced.
  4. You need 4 cloves of garlic, minced.
  5. It’s 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour.
  6. You need 1 1/2 cups of whole milk.
  7. You need 1 cup of grated parmesan cheese.
  8. It’s 1 tsp of dried summer savory.
  9. You need 1/2 cup of panko bread crumbs.

Creamy baked cauliflower instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 F..
  2. Melt half the butter in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the cauliflower and fry until the cauliflower's softened slightly and has some caramelized bits. This'll take about 5 minutes. Season with a little salt and pepper, then transfer the cauliflower to a medium baking dish..
  3. Melt the other half of the butter in a small saucepan on medium heat. Add the shallot and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the flour and whisk for another 2 minutes. Pour in the milk and keep whisking until the sauce thickens slightly, about 5 minutes. At this point, the sauce should still be quite soupy, not as thick as a regular bechemel..
  4. Whisk the cheese into the sauce along with a dash of salt and several grinds of freshly cracked white pepper. The sauce should get quite a bit thicker. Stir in the summer savory. If you don't have savory, use dried thyme..
  5. Pour the sauce over the cauliflower. Mix the panko with a splash of olive oil and a dash of salt, then sprinkle it on top. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes, until bubbling and golden. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving, to allow the sauce to set..

By Debra McCollins

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