This is a favorite way to eat cauliflower, according to my husband.
Check out more of Linda's
Cauliflower Recipes. Also check out this oven-baked version of
Cheesy Baked Cauliflower.
Steamed Cheesy Whole Cauliflower
Yields: 2 to 4 servings
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
1 whole cauliflower
1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese*
hard-cooked egg, chopped
* Your may substitute a
combination of different types of cheeses of your choice.
Preheat oven to 375
degrees F. Cut away the leaves and most of the core (cut stem flush with
the bottom of the head to allow it to site steadily), leaving the
Place the whole head
of cauliflower into a steamer basket, place the basket in a large pot,
and add one inch of water. Cover and bring to a boil over medium heat; steam
for 5 to 8 minutes just until tender and you can pierce it with a fork.
Remove from heat and transfer cauliflower to a shallow baking dish.
Spread or frost the top of
the steamed cauliflower with Dijon mustard. Sprinkle cheddar cheese over
the mustard. Place in oven and bake just until cheese is melted,
approximately 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
Sprinkle chopped egg over
the top of the melted cheese and serve immediately.