Cauliflower Gratin an Easy Side Dish


Cauliflower Gratin is the perfect cold-weather side dish to add to your meal. It is a wonderful combination of baked vegetables, cheese, and bechamel sauce. This gratin is easy to make and can be enjoyed by everyone!

Cauliflower Gratin Easy Side Dish

Cauliflower Gratin

If you are looking for an easy and delicious side dish to complete your meal you should try this recipe!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Keyword Cauliflower, French Recipes, Side Dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Let’s Eat the World - Cook’n With Class Experiences


  • 1 Cauliflower
  • 6 oz Shredded cheese For the bechamel sauce
  • 2.5 oz Butter
  • 2.5 oz Flour
  • 4 oz Whole Milk
  • 2 pinches of Ground Nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper


  • Cut the cauliflower into large pieces keeping the shape of the flowers.
  • Boil in salty water until tender and then drain and set aside.

Make the bechamel sauce:

  • Make a roux, by melting the butter on low heat, adding the flour and cooking for 5 minutes. Keep aside.
  • On medium heat, bring the milk to a boil with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and add the cold roux spoon by soon while whisking.
  • Boil gently for 3 minutes.
  • In a large baking dish add the cauliflower and spread the hot bechamel on top, add the cheese and bake for 30 minutes at 180°C (350°F).
  • Serve hot with the roast of your choice.

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