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Tuesday, October 23 2012

Nonfat milk and a bit of sharp Cheddar combine to make a rich sauce without all the butter usually found in gratins.


Skillet Cauliflower Gratin
Recipe from 
Servings: 4 servings, about 1 cup each
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
     cups  1-inch cauliflower florets, (about 1/2 large head)
    1 1/2  cups  nonfat milk, divided
    1/4  teaspoon  salt
    1/2  cup  dry breadcrumbs, preferably whole-wheat
    3/4  cup  shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided
    1/2  teaspoon  extra-virgin olive oil
     tablespoons  all-purpose flour
     tablespoon  chopped fresh chives
     teaspoon  Dijon mustard
    1/4  teaspoon  white pepper
Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler.
Bring cauliflower, 1 1/4 cups milk and salt to a boil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until the cauliflower is tender, about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup cheese and oil in a small bowl. Whisk flour and the remaining 1/4 cup milk in another small bowl until smooth; stir the mixture into the pan and cook, stirring, until thickened, about 1 minute. Stir in the remaining 1/2 cup cheese, chives, mustard and pepper. Sprinkle with the breadcrumb mixture. Broil until the top is crispy and beginning to brown, 1 to 2 minutes.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 185, Total Fat 8 g, Saturated Fat 5 g, Monounsaturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 24 mg, Sodium 366 mg, Carbohydrate 17 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 11 g, Potassium 314 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin C 35%, Calcium 30%. Exchanges: Starch 0.5,Vegetable 1,High-Fat Meat 1. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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