Cauliflower With Cheese Sauce Recipe

Step 1

Heat 1-inch salted water (1/2 teaspoon salt to 1 cup water) to boiling; add cauliflower. Cover and heat to boiling. Cook until tender, 20 to 25 minutes; drain.

Step 2

Melt butter in 8-inch skillet over low heat. Stir in flour, mustard, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat.

Step 3

Stir in half-and-half and wine (mixture may appear to curdle slightly at first). Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheese. Cook and stir over low heat until cheese is melted. Pour sauce over hot cauliflower. Sprinkle with paprika if desired.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 Medium head cauliflower (2 lb)
  • 2tb Flour
  • 1/4ts Salt
  • 1/2c Half-and-half
  • 1c Shredded American cheese
  • 2tb Butter or margarine
  • 1ts Dry mustard
  • 1/4ts Ground pepper
  • 1/2c Dry white wine

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