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"I LOVE your Cauliflower Cheese" bake


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Cauliflower Cheese Bake

  • 1 whole cauliflower, cut into pieces
  • 3 slices of bread, (or breadcrumbs pre-made in TM)
  • 500 g Milk
  • 50 g flour
  • 50 g diced butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt, (optional)
  • 100 g Cheddar cheese, (cut into small chunks)
  • 500 g water for steaming
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Recipe's preparation

    Cauliflower Cheese Bake
  1. Preheat oven to 220c. You can put a large rectangular casserole dish in to warm up with the oven at the same timePlace bread and 40g of cheese into TM bowl and grate for 5-10 seconds, speed 6. Set aside. No need to wash TM bowlAdd 500g of water, put cauliflower pieces in Varoma, set in place and cook on Varoma temp, 20 minutes, speed 2When cooked, set varoma aside with the cauliflower still inside and lid still on to keep warm (you can sit the varoma on top of your round Thermoserver if you like) and empty water out of TM bowl (no need to wash)Add milk, flour, butter and salt if using to TM bowl, cook on 90c for 7 minutes, speed 4For the last minute of cooking time add in the remaining cheese chunks and mix at speed 7 for 10 seconds, then drop down to speed 3 until timer finishesPut cooked cauliflower in casserole dishPour cheese sauce over the topTop with cheese and breadcrumb mixtureBake on 220c for 15-20 minutes or until golden. Alternatively you can just brown the cheese and breadcrumbs under the grill until golden

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You could also do this with half cauliflower, half brocoli, or with any other veggies you like


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  • Thanks for a wonderful recipe!...

    Submitted by crozza on 8. September 2018 - 19:23.

    Thanks for a wonderful recipe!

    Very easy to make and cake out perfect.

    Everyone thought it was delicious!

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  • This is still in the oven, but we are all drooling...

    Submitted by sher96 on 28. August 2018 - 19:17.

    This is still in the oven, but we are all drooling over it. I’m sure it’ll be a hit. We have an abundance of homegrown cauliflowers.

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  • Husband actually ate vegetables thanks to this...

    Submitted by howlauren on 30. June 2018 - 14:47.

    Husband actually ate vegetables thanks to this recipe! I did do a mix of cauliflower broccoli kale and a tiny bit of bacon - was the goods!

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  • Made this for dinner and it was delicious. I...

    Submitted by misscheif on 27. April 2018 - 22:43.

    Made this for dinner and it was delicious. I doubled the amounts as I had a very large cauli. This is an easy recipe to make. Thankyou

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  • Easy to make, tasted great. I added some parley to...

    Submitted by jo_q75 on 2. April 2018 - 20:05.

    Easy to make, tasted great. I added some parley to the cheese grating / breadcrumb step.

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  • This was a hit with the family thank you

    Submitted by dmelks on 2. April 2018 - 18:40.

    This was a hit with the family thank you

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  • Very nice and tasty

    Submitted by Rachelle80 on 2. February 2018 - 21:56.

    Very nice and tasty

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  • Very nice. I added some swiss cheese & 1 teaspoon...

    Submitted by jw000401 on 13. September 2017 - 22:37.

    Very nice. I added some swiss cheese & 1 teaspoon french mustard & a pinch of nutmeg.Thankyou for your recipe.

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  • really delicious! thank you

    Submitted by NatashaInTheMix on 9. September 2017 - 00:52.

    really delicious! thank you

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  • I made this gluten free using the same quantities...

    Submitted by Vibu81 on 1. September 2017 - 17:34.

    I made this gluten free using the same quantities and it worked out great! I would love to double the sauce (i use a big pot/1.5 cauli's) not sure if my TM5 will allow the capacity? Has anyone tried it?

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  • Such a great easy recipe and very tasty .... thank...

    Submitted by Kyz-77_75 on 20. August 2017 - 12:30.

    Such a great easy recipe and very tasty .... thank you for sharing Smile

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  • so yum i did half broccoli half cauliflower and it...

    Submitted by brooke_81au on 25. April 2017 - 22:06.

    so yum! i did half broccoli half cauliflower and it was great. im not a fan of a breadcrumb top so just used some extra grated cheese on top. Have saved as a favourite!

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  • Chickita79...

    Submitted by Megsy13 on 21. April 2017 - 21:08.

    Chickita79:

    I've also previously rated this recipe, and It's a definite keeper in this house (love the idea of adding stock - will try that next time!)

    I have to agree with you about the spacing in the recipe. It's so hard to read when you're cooking! Glasses

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  • Ive also previously rated this recipe and Its a...

    Submitted by Megsy13 on 21. April 2017 - 21:07.

    I've also previously rated this recipe, and It's a definite keeper in this house (love the idea of adding stock - will try that next time!)

    I have to agree with Chickita79 about the spacing in the recipe. It's so hard to read when you're cooking! Glasses

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  • Ive also previously rated this recipe and Its a...

    Submitted by Megsy13 on 21. April 2017 - 21:06.

    I've also previously rated this recipe, and It's a definite keeper in this house (love the idea of adding stock - will try that next time!)

    I have to agree with Chickita79 about the spacing in the recipe. It's so hard to read when you're cooking! Glasses

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  • I have already rated this dish (full marks) but...

    Submitted by Chickita79 on 23. February 2017 - 22:36.

    I have already rated this dish (full marks) but today I made a few minor changes which has turned up the volume on this already delicious side dish.

    As suggested, I halved the sauce qantities (this was a perfect amount of sauce), added 1tsp of stock (instead of salt) and 1/2 tsp of mustard, and a bit of black pepper. Sensational. Thank you for this recipe.


    However, PLEASE CORRECT THE SPACING in the recipe! It's tricky to read/follow tmrc_emoticons.-)

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  • Really good. Fuss free and very tasty

    Submitted by Louisa1979 on 8. February 2017 - 15:51.

    Really good. Fuss free and very tasty

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  • I wish my mother in law was still here to taste...

    Submitted by Jan K on 25. December 2016 - 16:20.

    I wish my mother in law was still here to taste this recipe, no more grief about lumpy white sauce !

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  • Love this recipe! Will be making again .. and...

    Submitted by TamaraMurray on 20. December 2016 - 20:03.

    Love this recipe! Will be making again .. and again & probably againnn Tongue

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  • I did a combination of

    Submitted by MrsFrankie on 21. November 2016 - 21:42.

    I did a combination of cauliflower and broccoli. Very nice recipe.

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  • This was excellent! I didn't

    Submitted by AMG86 on 11. November 2016 - 07:37.

    This was excellent! I didn't read the recipe properly, and grated all of the cheese with the bread crumbs, so just added extra cheese, ( and a clove of garlic, some ground pepper and a sprig of thyme) to the flour/milk/butter mix. YUM! My cauliflower hating mother ate it and said it was great

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  • Really lovely thanks. I added

    Submitted by Eco on 26. October 2016 - 18:57.

    Really lovely thanks. I added half a leek chopped and sauted before adding milk etc. Also made 1/3 of the cheese parmesan. 

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  • Yummy! Enjoyed by all.  Next

    Submitted by stinimende on 20. October 2016 - 19:48.

    Yummy! Enjoyed by all. 

    Next time I think I'll add a little more flour, we like a thicker sauce. 

    Thank you for a great recipe. 

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  • Fantastic, everyone loved

    Submitted by Therma Jean TM5 on 4. October 2016 - 19:41.

    Fantastic, everyone loved it.  Used frozen Vegetables as i didn't have fresh.  Will try with an alternative flour next time to try and make it gluten free tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • This sauce is delicious and

    Submitted by LizzyLoc on 21. September 2016 - 21:05.

    This sauce is delicious and goes with any vegies you like.

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  • Yummo! Great accompaniment to

    Submitted by Shaz_M on 10. September 2016 - 16:25.

    Yummo! Great accompaniment to any dinner

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  • So delicious and easy. Thumbs

    Submitted by mel_b on 7. September 2016 - 19:11.

    So delicious and easy. Thumbs up from both the adults & the kids. Lovely ample sauce, so added an additional broccoli the second time we made it. Thanks for sharing. 

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  • Sooooooooooo delicious! and

    Submitted by bobyjig on 4. August 2016 - 20:40.

    Sooooooooooo delicious! and easy too tmrc_emoticons.-)

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  • Delicious! Made the sauce

    Submitted by carlienkie on 4. August 2016 - 20:30.

    Delicious! Made the sauce with yoghurt instead of milk and that worked really well. Also added some cracked pepper to the sauce. 

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  • This was so so so good! Will

    Submitted by monkey.mummy on 28. July 2016 - 08:24.

    This was so so so good! Will be a regular here  tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Very, very nice  

    Submitted by ABee on 24. July 2016 - 14:04.

    Very, very nice tmrc_emoticons.)

     

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  • Just perfect! 

    Submitted by Justinemovliatti on 20. July 2016 - 17:31.

    Just perfect! 

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  • Deliciously creamy, cheesy

    Submitted by Megsy13 on 9. July 2016 - 21:59.

    Deliciously creamy, cheesy sauce!

    There was probably a bit much sauce for the califlower I had - perhaps mine was a little on the small side, but it was really delicious, so the extra was mopped up pretty quickly! I didn't add salt, and didn't miss it.

    I look forward to trying some variations, as it's such a versatile sauce! It would be delicious as a finishing sauce over veggies, and some of the variations in the reviews sound fantastic! 

     

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  • Made this again the other

    Submitted by Mum Loves Food on 5. July 2016 - 14:59.

    Made this again the other night, using a mix of veg. Love it!Come share your kitchen endeavours & join the conversation at www.facebook.com/groups/MumLovesFood/

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  • Love it thanks

    Submitted by Mel905 on 4. July 2016 - 21:13.

    Love it thanks

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  • Totally amazing!I grew up

    Submitted by Adakat on 8. June 2016 - 20:01.

    Totally amazing!I grew up eating cauliflower cheese. Sometimes it was all we ate for dinner. I have never eaten it with a crunchy topping though. This was AMAZEBALLS!!!!! tmrc_emoticons.) tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • This is delish - might try

    Submitted by Kat68 on 24. May 2016 - 21:22.

    This is delish - might try some wine in the cheese sauce next time! The instructions need some spaces inbetween as it's a bit hard to follow as you cook.

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  • Oh yum!!!

    Submitted by Cjones86 on 15. May 2016 - 14:51.

    Oh yum!!!

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  • Amazing with gruyere cheese

    Submitted by JanaUlph on 11. May 2016 - 00:56.

    Amazing with gruyere cheese instead of cheddar and a sprinkle of nutmeg on top!

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  • First time made, was

    Submitted by Beckabee on 10. May 2016 - 13:51.

    First time made, was definately a hit at christmas dinner. I have never made one before "Like ever".

    I added broccoli to add colour to the dish. YUM YUM YUM tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • LOVE this recipe!! I usually

    Submitted by Mum Loves Food on 3. May 2016 - 21:34.

    LOVE this recipe!! I usually put the sauce over a mix of steamed veg & it's perfect. 

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/MumLovesFood/

     

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  • Absolutely delicious! Will

    Submitted by Kelly23 on 27. April 2016 - 19:05.

    Absolutely delicious! Will definitely make again. Great recipe.

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  • YUM YUM YUM......made exactly

    Submitted by katemay on 4. April 2016 - 17:10.

    YUM YUM YUM......made exactly to the recipe, but put in smaller hotpots and froze prior to baking.....absolutely delicious, wouldn't change a thing!!

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  • Yummy. Although I had my

    Submitted by amyk11 on 29. March 2016 - 21:04.

    Yummy. Although I had my cauliflower pieces too big so think I needed to have them cooked enough on the steaming process and not rely on the oven to cook or soften them at all. Will definitely make it again but will be more mindful of how crunchy the cauliflower is

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  • This is a big winner in my

    Submitted by Belindaw on 20. March 2016 - 21:04.

    This is a big winner in my house.... yum!   I make it with 1/2 broccoli.  It so easy to make, too! 

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  • So quick and easy to make and

    Submitted by kennedyrh on 1. March 2016 - 19:51.

    So quick and easy to make and sooo yummy. 

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  • I can't believe how tasty

    Submitted by Megan81 on 23. February 2016 - 19:21.

    I can't believe how tasty this is! I hated cauliflower cheese as a kid.  I made this for myself and my partner (with broccoli in it as well) and I kept a bit aside with just a small amount of sauce and pureed it for my baby.

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  • Very easy to make and quite

    Submitted by BeesAreCool on 24. January 2016 - 06:28.

    Very easy to make and quite tasty. I would improve on it with the addition of sharp cheese (like Romano) and black peppper.

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  • Yum! Melt in the mouth

    Submitted by CatrionaD on 3. January 2016 - 22:10.

    Yum! Melt in the mouth cauliflower. 

     

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  • The name says it all, we

    Submitted by Cookee on 27. December 2015 - 01:04.

    The name says it all, we LOVED it!  Love

    I took a risk & used this recipe to make my first ever cauliflower bake for Christmas. I used a large head of cauliflower & a head of broccoli. It was super easy & the sauce was perfect. Lots of left over breadcrumbs popped in the freezer for next time I make this, which will be soon. Thanks for sharing!

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