Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce
Recipe from Family Circle


Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce

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Ingredients
    Cauliflower
    • 1   
      medium head cauliflower (about 2 1/4 pounds), trimmed and cut into florets
    • 6   
      cloves garlic, halved lengthwise
    • 3   tablespoons 
      olive oil
    • 1/2  teaspoon 
      salt
    • 1/4  teaspoon 
      black pepper
    Cheese Sauce
    • 2   tablespoons 
      unsalted butter
    • 2   tablespoons 
      all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2  cups 
      2% milk
    • 1/4  teaspoon 
      salt
    •  
      Pinch ground nutmeg
    • 6   ounces 
      cheddar cheese, shredded (1 1/2 cups)
    Directions
    Cauliflower

    1.
    Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Combine cauliflower and garlic in a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil. While stirring, season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast at 450 degrees F for 30 minutes, stirring once.
    Cheese Sauce

    1.
    Meanwhile, melt butter over medium heat in a medium-size saucepan (not nonstick). Whisk in flour and cook 2 minutes. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly until smooth. Bring to a simmer, whisking occasionally. Season with salt and nutmeg. Simmer 4 minutes and remove from heat. Stir in shredded cheese, whisking until smooth.
    2.
    Transfer roasted cauliflower and garlic to a platter. Top with cheese sauce and serve immediately.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 207, Fat, total (g) 16, chol. (mg) 33, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 9, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 9, sodium (mg) 391, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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