Whole roasted cauliflower with thyme and cheese sauce

Whole roasted cauliflower with thyme and cheese sauce
Whole roasted cauliflower with thyme and cheese sauce
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 1 hr 10 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    This whole roasted cauliflower with thyme and cheese sauce is a great main for vegetarians and tastes as good as it looks. However, you could also serve the whole roasted cauliflower with thyme and cheese sauce as a show stopping side to your roast dinner. It’s a sophisticated twist on a cauliflower cheese and truly is comfort food at its finest. Making your own cheese sauce might seem like a faff but it’s super easy and the results are really worth it. At less than 250 calories per serving, you’ll be impressed with how indulgent this whole roasted cauliflower tastes. We think this recipe would go perfectly with a roast beef or for something equally as fancy, give our beef wellington recipe a try…

    Ingredients

    • 2 red onions, thickly sliced
    • 1 whole cauliflower
    • 2tsp thyme leaves plus a few extra
    • 1 garlic clove, crushed
    • zest and juice ½ lemon
    • For the cheese sauce:
    • 3tbsp butter
    • 3tbsp flour
    • 175ml milk
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 200g grated strong cheddar, grated
    • 20g parmesan cheese, grated

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 100 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.03%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 17.81%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 16 mg 5.29%
    • Sodium: 90 mg 3.75%
    • Calcium: 94 mg 9.38%
    • Potassium: 94 mg 2.68%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.79%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.31%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 6.2%
    • Vitamin C 56.9%
    • Vitamin D 3.01%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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