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Puffed Cauliflower Cheese

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The puffed cauliflower cheese is a baked recipe made with cauliflowers. Cooke and combined with cheese and eggs with added seasonings to taste, the puffed cauliflower cheese is baked with a topping of breadcrumbs to a lovely golden color.
  Cauliflower head 1 Medium
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk/Milk and water in which cauliflower has been cooked 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fine white bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Grated cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Wash cauliflower; remove stalk end.
Cut into quarters; remove hard stalk.
Divide into florets; cook in boiling salted water until tender; drain.
Heat butter in pan.
Add flour; stir over low heat 2 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Add milk gradually; stir until smooth.
Return to heat; stir until boiling.
Add salt and pepper and most of bread crumbs.
Stir in egg yolks, cheese, and cauliflower; adjust seasoning to taste.
Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into mixture.
Put into greased ovenproof dish; sprinkle with remaining crumbs.
Bake in preheated 400°F oven about 30 minutes, until well risen and brown.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1825 Calories from Fat 925

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 105 g161.2%

Saturated Fat 59.5 g297.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 887.8 mg295.9%

Sodium 3290 mg137.1%

Total Carbohydrates 129 g42.8%

Dietary Fiber 22.1 g88.4%

Sugars 34.7 g

Protein 103 g206.1%

Vitamin A 60.6% Vitamin C 657.2%

Calcium 209.3% Iron 50.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Puffed Cauliflower Cheese Recipe