Our favorite way to dress up cauliflower is with a creamy sharp cheddar cheese sauce. This sauce takes ordinary steamed cauliflower and turns it into comfort food. This is The Organic Kitchen’s Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese, and I know you are going to love it!
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How I Make Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese:
There is nothing tricky here. Trust me, this recipe is so easy a novice can pull it off. Simply steam cauliflower until firm but soft enough that a fork can slide in easily. Place cauliflower in a baking dish or skillet, pour cheese sauce over, and bake until cheese turns golden and a little crispy. That’s it!
HOW TO MAKE The CHEESE SAUCE:
When making a cheese sauce you start with a roux (pronounced roo) A roux is a combination of fat and flour and is used to thicken a sauce. In this case we use butter for our fat. You can grate the cheese yourself using a cheese grater or make it quick and painless using a food processor. Make the roux by whisking melted butter, flour, sea salt and pepper together. Then add warm milk and allow to thicken a bit while stirring. Then add cheese and handful at a time. Stir until smooth and you have yourself a beautiful cheese sauce. Here is a nice little step by step…
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