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Cauliflower And Tomato Au Gratin

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Ingredients
  Cauliflower 1 Medium, cored and cut into florets
  Unsalted butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Canned low sodium tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce, pureed in their juice (1 Can)
  Skim milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Fine dry bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1 Preheat the oven to 375° F.
Lightly grease a shallow 1 quart baking dish.
In a steamer or colander placed over a large saucepan of boiling water, steam the cauliflower for 10 to 12 minutes or until crisp-tender.
2 Meanwhile, in a large heavy saucepan, melt the butter over moderately low heat.
Add the flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds or until smooth.
Stir in the tomatoes, milk, thyme, salt, and pepper.
Simmer the mixture, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until thick.
Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese and cauliflower.
3 Spoon the mixture into the prepared baking dish, sprinkle the top with the bread crumbs, and bake, covered, for 15 minutes or until bubbling

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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