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Buttered Cauliflower

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The buttered cauliflower is a cooked cauliflower recipe flavored with bay leaf and nutmeg. A one vegetable dish, the buttered caulifower is seasoned to taste and can be served as a lovely and simple side to a meal.
  Cauliflower 1 Small
  Bay leaf 1
  Freshly grated nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

Wash the cauliflower, cut off the hard stalk at the base and any tough outer leaves.
Place the cauliflower upright in a pan with 1 inch of boiling salted water.
Add the bay leaf and grate generously with nutmeg all over the top.
Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until the cauliflower is cooked but still firm (test this with a skewer).
Drain well and melt the butter over the top.
Season with pepper.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 379 Calories from Fat 223

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.2%

Saturated Fat 16 g79.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 61 mg20.3%

Sodium 177.1 mg7.4%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 15.9 g63.8%

Sugars 15.2 g

Protein 12 g24.2%

Vitamin A 17.1% Vitamin C 446%

Calcium 15.5% Iron 18.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Buttered Cauliflower Recipe