Cauliflower Side Dish

Cauliflower Side Dish

ChristinaB 4

"This recipe is easy and tasty. Even those who tell me they don't like veggies or cauliflower eat this one and love it."

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 138 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 138 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 8.3 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 215 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the cauliflower into a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until fork-tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and allow to steam dry for a minute or two; chop into bite-size pieces.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the onion in the butter until the onion is browned, about 5 minutes. Add 3 tablespoons of butter and cook until the butter is melted. Stir in the bread crumbs and cook until the mixture bubbles. Mix the cauliflower into the skillet and cook until the cauliflower is warm, 3 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper; serve hot.
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  1. 44 Ratings


I made this last night and it was a nice twist to plain old boiled cauliflower with butter, salt and pepper. I did do a couple things differently. I didn't boil the cauliflower quite as long as suggested because I didn't want to end up with a mushy dish. I also fried it longer in the pan with the bread crumbs, butter, and onions. This not only helped the bread crumbs to stay crunchy but the extra frying time added more flavor to the cauliflower. Overall it was a very yummy dish and I would also give it a 4.5 if I could. We will definitely make it again!

Caroline C

I divided the cauliflower into small florets, and then simmered them til tender. I thought the finished dish was ok as written, but a generous sprinkle of freshly-grated Parmesan made a huge difference. I think I'll make it with Gruyere next. Thanks!


Enjoyed this very much. It was a hit with everyone. Made it instead of potatoes, rice or pasta and it worked well. The crumbs will be dry but they become kinda crunchy which I think is the intention. No need to add additional butter. When I added the cauliflower the bread crumbs stuck to the pieces....just stir it well in the crumb mixture. Will definitely make again.