Zippy Cauliflower

Zippy Cauliflower

"'I made up this recipe one night when I decided to have cauliflower with our supper,' recalls Shawntel Wiederholt of Layton, Utah. 'I used my mother-in-law's basic cheese sauce, add the spices,t hen stirred in some salsa left over from tacos the night before. It ended up being delightful.'"
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25 m servings
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Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Place cauliflower and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 8-10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and seasonings until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat; stir in cheese and salsa until cheese is melted. Drain cauliflower well; drizzle with cheese sauce.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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Most helpful positive review

This made a nice change to basic cauliflower cheese, and was just as easy to prepare. Next time, I'll double up the chili powder and salsa for even more zip! Thank you/

Most helpful critical review

This tasted like nacho cheese on cauliflower. The ratio of butter / flour / milk is off for the roux plus the amount of cheese is way too much for the amount of roux. I used 1 1/2 cups milk an...

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This tasted like nacho cheese on cauliflower. The ratio of butter / flour / milk is off for the roux plus the amount of cheese is way too much for the amount of roux. I used 1 1/2 cups milk an...

This made a nice change to basic cauliflower cheese, and was just as easy to prepare. Next time, I'll double up the chili powder and salsa for even more zip! Thank you/

yum yum! I had to make a few alterations since I got halfway through cooking it and realized I was out of milk and cheddar, but it was delicious. I used water with a little dry milk, and mozzare...

This tasted okay but it looked pretty gross. The sauce came out way too thick and I had to add milk to it.

Very good and easy

This was delicious but I used 1/2 cup of cheese and taco bell mild sauce. This dish made me like cauliflower!

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