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Cauliflower with Bechamel

May 14, 2019
cauliflower with bechamel

The cauliflower with bechamel recipe we bring you today is delicious and very easy to make.

There is nothing more incredible than a light, quick-to-make and drives-you-crazy snack, especially because of its flavor and texture.

That is the reason we chose the cauliflower in bechamel sauce recipe for this occasion, a perfect match that you will love.

There are many variations of this recipe, depending on what we like, for example, there are those who like adding ham or bacon.

Anyway, if you´d like it to be lighter, you can just take it to the oven with the bechamel sauce spread all over the cauliflower and in this way you can avoid some extra calories.

However, our recommendation is to prepare it exactly how we teach here, served with grated cheese which gives it a delicious flavor.

We assure you that it will get a crunchy texture because of the cauliflower, but at the same time, it will be very creamy because of the bechamel sauce.

You can also choose to add some aromatic herbs such as thyme, rosemary or something similar depending on what you like.

What can cauliflower in bechamel be served with?

This recipe matches perfectly with grilled or baked meat and fish.

The important thing is that it’s a very healthy portion, without extra fat, so you can better enjoy the match between the grated cauliflower in bechamel and the protein that you choose.

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Likewise, you can serve it as an accompaniment or a starter with baked potatoes. In the end, you are the one who chooses what is best for you depending on your menu.

We invite you to follow the step-by-step instructions of this delicious dish.

The bechamel sauce recipe we are going to use is infallible, very easy to make and you can find it on our website.

Cauliflower with bechamel Recipe

cauliflower with bechamel recipe

The cauliflower with bechamel recipe is a delicious preparation you cannot miss; baked and grated, it is the perfect match of flavor and texture.

  • Prep Time20 min
  • Cook Time30 min
  • Total Time50 min
  • Yield1 Recipient
  • Serving Size100g
  • Energy250 cal


  • 1 large cauliflower
  • 100 grams of grated Mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh parsley
  • Bechamel sauce

How to make cauliflower with bechamel


Wash the cauliflower and then cut it in bunch-form, drain it well in order for it to be vapor-cooked.


To cook it you can use a microwave oven and put the cut cauliflower in a container with a lid which is appropriate to be used in a microwave and then microwave it for 10 minutes at maximum power. You can also put it in a pot with boiling water for 10 to 15 minutes.

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After that time, drain it well, and spread it around an ovenproof container.


Pour the bechamel sauce over the whole surface of the cauliflower until it is completely covered by the sauce, then add the finely-chopped parsley and the grated cheese.


Put it on the middle shelf of an oven preheated to 200º C, with heat on the top and the fan on the bottom. Let it bake for 10 or 15 minutes.


Take it out of the oven and serve hot.

  • Nutrition Facts

  • 4 servings per container
  • Serving Size100g
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories250
  • % Daily Value*
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