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Gratinee of Cauliflower Recipe

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This recipe for Gratinee of Cauliflower, by , is from Katie Cooks: Recipes and Love Potions for a Happy Marriage, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sarah Vlach
Added: Thursday, February 17, 2011


6 T unsalted butter
4 cloves garlic minced
4 oz thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into strips
Florets of 1 large cauliflower, cut into 1/4 in slices
2 T flour
1 1/2 c whipping cream
Pinch cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2 c grated swiss cheese
1/2 c chopped fresh parsley

1. Preheat oven 350
2. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and saute 2 min. Stir in prosciutto and saute 2 more min.
3. Add cauliflower and cook just until it begins to lose its crispness, 3 to 4 min.
4. Stir in flour and then the cream. Blend well. Season with cayenne, salt and pepper. Heat to boiling and immediately remove from heat.
5. Pour cauliflower into shallow au gratin dish. Top with cheese and parsley. Bake until the top is lightly browned and bubbling, about 30 min.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Katie, this is a decidedly NOT low fat but delicious recipe that I usually make for Christmas. Enjoy! Much happiness to you and Dave.




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