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Cauliflower Custard Recipe
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Cauliflower Custard

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"A savory custard vegetable side dish that is different and delicious. The result is a creamed-custard cauliflower sensation that even the pickiest children enjoy!"

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Butter a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.
  3. Place cauliflower in a saucepan and cover with water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until cauliflower is tender, 10 to 15 minutes; drain and transfer cauliflower to prepared casserole dish.
  4. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and parsley in the melted butter until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Slowing pour 1 cup milk into flour mixture. Cook and stir milk mixture until thickened, 3 to 5 minutes; pour over cauliflower.
  6. Whisk eggs, 1 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and white pepper in a bowl; pour over cauliflower mixture.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until the custard is set, 30 to 35 minutes. Serve hot.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 45 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr

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Aug 20, 2012

This was really lacking in flavor. Not delicate, not plain, not was bland. With some garlic/onion/hot sauce this could definitely be a 5 star dish. The texture was fabulous and the ease of preparation was refreshing-no canned soups, processed cheese, etc. I used 2 tbsp of flour instead of three as the standard ratio for a roux is 1:1 butter and flour. It was perfect--if there would have been 3 then I could see the custard being extremely clumpy and thick. If I make this again, I would definitely add a lot more flavoring agents. Thanks for a no fuss--no massively processed food ingredient casserole! Though their favorite cauliflower recipe is Roasted Garlic Cauliflower from this eaters enjoyed it too, so it's in the keeper box.

Nov 21, 2012

I am rating recipe as I made it, not as written. Based on the suggestions in the previous review, I added half a sauteed onion to the cauliflower, put garlic salt in all three steps, added a little red pepper and upped the parsley significantly. Tasty!

Apr 24, 2014

This recipe was just delicious and is definitely a keeper. I followed the recipe exactly and my whole family loved it, even the toddlers! Thank you for a wonderful recipe!

Jan 11, 2013

I loved this! I halved the recipe and only used 1 egg. It turned out great!


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  • Calories
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 124 mg
  • 41%
  • Fat
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 711 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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