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Cauliflower With Herbed Parmesan Sauce

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  Cauliflower 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Low milk fat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken stock 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Minced basil/1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1 Tablespoon
  Grated nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Ground black pepper 1 Pinch

Trim the leaves and tough stem from the cauliflower.
Place the head upside down in a 1 1/2-quart casserole.
Cover with wax paper and microwave on high for 4 minutes.
Turn the cauliflower right-side up.
Cover with wax paper and microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes, or until just tender.
Place right-side up in a serving bowl or on a platter.
In a 1-quart saucepan, combine the milk, stock, and cornstarch.
Add the garlic, if using.
Stir over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes, or until thickened.
Stir in the Parmesan, parsley, basil, nutmeg, and pepper.
Cook, stirring, for about 1 minute, or until the parsley wilts.
Spoon over the cauliflower.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 435 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g27.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.6 mg8.2%

Sodium 853 mg35.5%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.2%

Dietary Fiber 18.8 g75.2%

Sugars 24.2 g

Protein 32 g63.3%

Vitamin A 70.8% Vitamin C 602.2%

Calcium 73.6% Iron 34%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cauliflower With Herbed Parmesan Sauce Recipe