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Gruyere-Slathered Cauliflower


Meaning: To spread or smear (a substance) thickly or liberally.

This word says it all for this recipe! No need to say more except that its a lot of bang for your time.

Gruyere-Slathered Cauliflower

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • cups half-and-half milk
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • Paprika


  • Chop Cauliflower into 2 - 3 inch pieces
  • Steam in a pot with 3 inches water for 15 minutes
  • In a skillet, melt butter, and add flour - stirring constantly
  • Slowly add milk, stirring constantly until mixed
  • Stir in Gruyere Cheese
  • When Cauliflower is soft to touch, drain, and place in serving dish. Spread/slather cheese sauce over cauliflower
  • Sprinkle Paprika across top