Cauliflower Cheese Gratin

Cauliflower Cheese Gratin

5 from 1 vote
Course Main Course
Cuisine French, Irish
Servings 4


  • 1 head cauliflower florets
  • 40 g butter
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 500 ml milk
  • 100 g mature cheddar cheese grated
  • 50 g parmesan grated
  • Salt & Pepper to season


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil then add the cauliflower florets and cook for 5 -8 minutes. Drain thoroughly and place the cauliflower florets in an ovenproof dish and set aside.
  • Melt the butter and add the onions. Cook for 2 minutes until softened or lightly coloured if desired for stronger flavoured.
  • Stir in the flour and cook, stirring over a low heat for a minute until the mixture becomes pale white.
  • Gradually stir in the milk. Bring to the boil, stirring until thickened. Remove from the heat.
  • Add the cheese and check the seasoning at this stage.
  • Pour the sauce over the cauliflower to cover and sprinkle extra parmesan over if desired.
  • Bake for 20 – 30 minutes, until golden brown and piping hot.
Keyword cheese, gratin, Kevin Dundon, vegetables

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