Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses


Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses
Thin slices of blanched cauliflower, fried strips of cured ham and 3 different types of cheese grated and gently melted to bind everything together.
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Last modified on: March 6th 2013

Keywords for this recipe:CauliflowerStripesBlanchedCheesesHam
For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
38 min.12 min.50 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #1
Grate the 3 cheeses or cut into small dice if soft.

Stage 2 - 8 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #2
Prepare the cauliflower and separate the florets.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #3
Slice the florets fairly thinly. This is very quick to do if you have a mandolin.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #4
Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Plunge the cauliflower into the pan and cook for 2 or 3 minutes, until just tender.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #5
Drain and leave to wait on a tea-towel to remove as much water as possible.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #6
Cut 2 slices cured ham into strips.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #7
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large frying pan or saucepan, then add the ham.

Fry for a few minutes until lightly browned.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #8
Prepare 1 shallot and chop finely.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #9
Add the chopped shallot to the pan and cook for 1 minute.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #10
Add the cauliflower and 50 ml cream. Heat through while stirring well.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses : Photo of step #11
Add the cheese, stir again, cover and leave to melt for 5 minutes.

Check seasoning
Remarks
For the cheeses, in the photos I was using Parmesan, Comté and Cheddar, but you can use whatever cheese you prefer.

You can also use a softer cheese, but this is better cut into small dice rather than grated.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,178 Kcal or 4,932 Kj57 gr32 gr92 gr
59 %22 %3 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
144 Kcal or 603 Kj7 gr4 gr11 gr
7 %3 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
294 Kcal or 1,231 Kj14 gr8 gr23 gr
15 %5 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.25 €
  • Per person : 0.81 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
CauliflowerCauliflower: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Roscoff salad, Cauliflower "moelleux" in ramekins, How to prepare cauliflower, Spicy mustard cauliflower cheese, Vegetable tartare, ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Eggs in brioche nests, Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie, Vegetable tian, Hamburgers, Aligot, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Green bean purée, Nicholas's fish, Purée of Jerusalem artichokes with foie gras, Gratin Dauphinois, Stock-pot fish , ... All
Cured hamCured ham: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mediterranean toast, Leek and egg frichti, Shallot confit tart, Vegetable clafoutis, Leek and Jerusalem artichoke soup, ... All
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