Cauliflower au Gratin

Add something crusty to your family’s Italian cuisine night. Serve cauliflower flavored with spices herbs and three types of cheese – a side dish that’s ready in 40 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
medium head cauliflower (2 pounds)
1
medium red onion, cut into 8 wedges
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
large cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
2
tablespoons freshly grated or shredded Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons freshly grated or shredded Asiago cheese
1/4
cup shredded provolone cheese (1 oz)

  • 1 Separate cauliflower into florets. In 3-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch salted water (1/2 teaspoon salt to 1 cup water) to boiling. Add cauliflower, onion and lemon juice; cover and heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer about 6 minutes or until cauliflower is just tender. Drain.
  • 2 Heat oven to 425ºF. In ungreased 9-inch square pan, mix oil, garlic and parsley. Heat uncovered in oven 5 minutes. Spread cauliflower and onion in pan; sprinkle with pepper and cheeses.
  • 3 Bake uncovered about 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and forms a golden brown crust.

Expert Tips

Serve this authentic Italian gratin with extra shredded cheeses. Cooked green beans drizzled with a little olive oil and sprinkled with toasted walnuts would go along nicely with this dish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.