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Plain steamed or microwaved cauliflower turns into something extraordinary when you cover it with this rich-tasting twist on a classic cheese sauce.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, February/March 2005

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place cauliflower florets in a steamer basket over boiling water, cover and steam until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. (Alternatively, place florets in a microwave-safe bowl with 1/4 cup water, cover and microwave on High for 2 to 4 minutes.)

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  • Meanwhile, whisk flour with 2 tablespoons milk until smooth. Heat the remaining milk in a saucepan over medium heat until steaming. Add the flour mixture; cook, whisking, until the sauce bubbles and thickens, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in Gruyere, chives (or parsley), garlic, salt and pepper. Spoon over the cauliflower and serve.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/2 cups
138 calories; protein 10.1g; carbohydrates 13.6g; dietary fiber 4.3g; sugars 6.9g; fat 5.9g; saturated fat 3.1g; cholesterol 17.9mg; vitamin a iu 304.3IU; vitamin c 86.6mg; folate 90.6mcg; calcium 246.6mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 29.8mg; potassium 388mg; sodium 297.9mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

2 vegetable
1 high-fat meat

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