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Cauliflower And Tomato Au Gratin

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  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

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

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 716 Calories from Fat 173

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.4%

Saturated Fat 11 g55.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 46.6 mg15.5%

Sodium 1272.5 mg53%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.8%

Dietary Fiber 29 g116.1%

Sugars 35.5 g

Protein 36 g71.5%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C 662.8%

Calcium 58% Iron 62.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cauliflower And Tomato Au Gratin Recipe