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Sunday, July 29, 2012

Baked Garlic Cheesy Cauliflower

Baked Cheesy Garlic Cauliflower

I will never look at Cauliflower the same again. I bought one the other day with the thought of trying to get some more fresh vegetables in. I looked at it in the fridge today and realized I better use it before it goes bad. I looked at the other ingredients I had and this is what I came up with. 

I can't tell you how delicious this was. It just melts in your mouth. It doesn't have tons of calories because it is just a little bit of cheese and butter but just enough seasoning for a wonderful flavor. I will double the batch next time with 2 Cauliflowers because I ate three servings alone. 

Please share with me how you like this, I want to see if you like it as much as I did. I can't wait to make it when my kids are here.  I will finally now have a way to get them to eat Cauliflower. You will not be disappointed and it is so easy to make. 

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1 fresh whole Cauliflower
4 slices of white cheddar cheese or cheese of choice
Sliced green onions or dried onions (desired amount)
1-2 teaspoons of minced garlic (I used 2)
3-4 Tablespoons of butter (I used 4)
1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese or desired amount
Salt and Pepper
Dried parsley flakes


 Take your whole Cauliflower and cut off the end so you just have the Cauliflower. Cut it or break it up into chunks just like the picture below. Place in a glass dish.  Sprinkle minced garlic on top. Break up your cheese and tuck it all around, sprinkle desired amount of onion and parsley flakes.  Pour melted butter all around the top and then top it with the Parmesan Cheese, salt and pepper. Bake at 350. (My oven is very old so the cook time is different than most) Cook for 25 minutes and keep checking until desired brown on top. You want it to be perfectly tender and not crunchy. If it is still crunchy put it back in. 

You are going to love it!



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  1. This looks so great...Can't waite to try this rcipe..Thanks for sharing..

  2. Yum, I'm going to have to make this sometime. Thank you for sharing Dori! :)

  3. It is really easy to make and only takes minutes to prepare. Would love to hear your thoughts when you make it. Thanks for the comment!

  4. i do this also with my cauliflower but i just break it up into a bowl, drizzle a bit of olive oil on it and then season with salt and pepper, minced garlic, and maybe some garlic powder if im feeling really garlicky. i throw onto a baking sheet and bake and it is the best thing ever! i will definately try some shredded parm next time too.

  5. I made this for dinner tonight and it was DELICIOUS!!! I did have to bake it considerably longer to get it soft, but it was well worth the wait! This will definitely go into regular rotation in our family menu.

  6. After assembling the casserole, try topping it with lemon-pepper panko crumbs-that's how I make this recipe. I can eat the whole dish by myself!


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