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Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole makes the most delicious side dish or meatless main dish! Full of flavor with cauliflower, sautéed mushrooms & leeks, and an easy cheesy sauce that won't pack on the calories. This is incredible! AD
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Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole

Delicious side dish or meatless main dish full of flavor with cauliflower, sautéed mushrooms & leeks, and an easy cheesy sauce that won't pack on the calories!
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: Jenn

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 3/4 cup leeks diced
  • 1 8-oz container cremini mushrooms (aka baby bella mushrooms), sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups Sargento Sharp Cheddar Cheese divided
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Boil water in a large pot and add cauliflower florets. Boil for 5-7 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Drain and pour into 2.5 quart casserole dish.
  • Meanwhile, sauté mushrooms and leeks in olive oil until softened. Drain any excess liquid out. Pour over cauliflower in casserole dish.
  • Whisk together flour, milk and egg in a medium sized bowl. Stir in 1 cup cheddar cheese. Pour over cauliflower and mushroom mixture. Stir together in casserole dish. Top with 1/2 - 1 cup cheese and bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes and serve up. Enjoy!