Friday, August 12, 2011
Pasta & Cauliflower Cheese Bake
300 g pasta
1 big cauliflower
100 -200 g smoked streaky rashers or cabanossi sausages
500 ml milk
1-2 tbsp flour
50 -100 g cheese
1-2 tbsp breadcrumbs
0,5 tsp rose pepper,freshly crushed
Boil pasta in salted water until al dente.Drain.
Bring the cauliflower florets to boil in salted water for about 5 min or less if you like it al dente,drain.
At the same time fry chopped onion & sliced rashers or sausages with butter.
Make the sauce:
At first heat the flour on the pan,cool.Mix it with little milk.Pour the flour mix through the sieve to the rest of the milk,stir.Bring the sauce to boil,season with salt & pepper.Add grated cheese.Stir until sauce is looking lovely smooth,season if you need to.
Mix together cauliflower & pasta,place it into the shallow baking dish.
Pour the sauce all over,sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
Bake in the preheated oven at 180C for 30-40 min.
Best served with boiled beetroot or dill pickles..
My 5y son is terrified of broccoli,so he eats cauliflower with caution as well.This meal went down well & he asked for more,so it was the good sign.
Once he said,being very disappointed,"why they even sell the broccoli in the shops if they know that kids don't like it & everybody has kids!"