Cauliflower Gratin with Prosciutto

Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower, about 2 pounds2 1/2 Tbsp butter, divided, plus more to grease the baking dish3 Tbsp fine bread crumbs1/2 tsp salt2 Tbsp flour3/4 C milk3/4 C chicken broth1 bay leaf 1 clove garlic, peeled and halved1 oz prosciutto1 C cheddar cheese Directions1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Butter 1-2 quart bakingContinue reading “Cauliflower Gratin with Prosciutto”

Crunchy Pea Salad

Ingredients 1 (16 oz) package frozen green peas, thawed½ head cauliflower, cut into bite-size pieces1 C celery, chopped1 (8 oz) can sliced water chestnuts1 tsp salt½ C mayonnaise¼ C Italian dressing1 C pecans, chopped Directions1. Combine peas, cauliflower, celery, water chestnuts and salt in a large bowl.2. Mix mayo and Italian dressing in separate bowl.Continue reading “Crunchy Pea Salad”

Cream of Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients 1/3 C green onions, white parts only2 Tbsp butter2 Tbsp all-purpose flour½ tsp salt2 C chicken broth1 (10 oz) package frozen cauliflower; thawed and chopped2 C milk1 ½ C shredded cheddar cheese2 Tbsp dry sherry, optional1 Tbsp minced chives Directions 1. In a saucepan, saute onions in butter until tender. 2. Stir in flourContinue reading “Cream of Cauliflower Soup”

Cauliflower Ham Chowder

Ingredients 2 C potatoes, peeled and cubed2 C fresh cauliflower florets1 small onion, finely chopped1 C chicken broth3 C milk2 ½ C fully cooked ham, cubed1 tsp salt½ tsp pepperDash of ground nutmeg½ to 1 C instant potato flakes.Minced fresh parsley Directions1. In a large saucepan, cook the potatoes, cauliflower and onion in chicken brothContinue reading “Cauliflower Ham Chowder”