Baked cauliflower cheese with a crispy topping

Baked cauliflower cheese with a crispy topping

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This is one of those easy recipes that will make it simple for you to create the perfect accompaniment to roast chicken or grilled fish!

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time10 minutes
  • Cooking time40 minutes


  • 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 30 ml margarine
  • 30 ml cake flour
  • 300 ml milk
  • ½ KNORR Vegetable Stock Pot
  • 150 g cheddar cheese, grated
  • 10 ml mustard
  • 60 ml breadcrumbs


  • Preheat oven to 220C
  • Boil cauliflower for 10 minutes or until tender then drain
  • While the cauliflower is boiling melt the margarine in a saucepan and whisk in the flour to form a roux
  • Slowly whisk in the milk to make a smooth sauce then add the KNORR Vegetable Stock Pot and continue whisking until the sauce has started to thicken
  • Stir in the cheddar cheese and allow to melt then add the cooked cauliflower and mustard and combine
  • Transfer to a small ovenproof dish, top with breadcrumbs and bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and bubbling