Crunch Baked Cauliflower

Crunch Baked Cauliflower

This recipe combines cauliflower, cheese and breadcrumbs to produce a crisp, juicy and mouthwatering dish, which serves 2 to 4 people.


450g (15oz) cauliflower florets


Salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese

4 tablespoons of other cheese (such as Cheddar, or a cheese of your choice)


5 tablespoons of dry breadcrumbs

2 teaspoons unsalted butter, melted



1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C, 350°F, gas mark 4.

2. Steam or boil the cauliflower until slightly softened.

3. Arrange cauliflower in a buttered shallow baking dish.


4. Sprinkle over some salt and pepper.

5. Combine the cheeses in a bowl and sprinkle over the top of the cauliflower.

6. Cover with breadcrumbs and drizzle the surface with the melted butter.

7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden.

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