Paleo Cauliflower Casserole

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paleo cauliflower cassorole with bechamel sauce

Cauliflower was not one of my favorite vegetable before discovering some really yummy recipes like the one I am sharing with you today. I love anything made with béchamel sauce. After going grain free I didn’t prepare any dishes that I use to make before . I just thought to myself why not try it with coconut flour. It worked really well and was happy to enjoy the texture of béchamel  with even a more flavorful taste. I actually really ended up loving it better than the one made with white flour.

Today’s recipes is very easy and I am certainly sure that you will love the taste.

You can also apply the same steps below for a broccoli Casserole or even better, a combination of both cauliflower and broccoli.

 

How to make this paleo Cauliflower casserole with béchamel sauce

  Ingredients

  1. 1 big cauliflower head or 2 small
  2. A pinch of salt. I buy this kind
  3. A pinch pepper

 

For the béchamel sauce

  1. 2 tablespoons butter. I buy this kind
  2. 2 tablespoons coconut flour. I buy this kind
  3. 1 tablespoon arrowroot powder. I buy this kind
  4. 1 cup heavy whipping cream or coconut cream (for dairy free)
  5. 1/2 cup water
  6. salt and pepper
  7. 1 tablespoon cream cheese (optional)
  8. 1/2 cup gruyere cheese (for dairy free omit cheese)

Instructions

  • In a double boiler, steam the cauliflower/broccoli sprinkled with salt and pepper until it’s it’s tender.
  • Pour into a baking dish

 Preparation of the Béchamel sauce:

  • Put butter in a pan and let it melt at low temperature
  • Add coconut flour and mix really quick
  • Add the whipping cream and keep steering
  • Cook for about 10 mittens at low temperature
  • Add  arrowroot  powder
  • Add  water and salt and pepper
  • Let cook 5 more minutes
  • Add  cream cheese
  • The sauce should not be too loose, nor too hard. If you see that there is few nibs that didn’t melt put it in a food processor for few seconds.
  • Preheat the Oven at 350
  • Pour the sauce on top of the cauliflower/broccoli
  • Add the shredded Gruyere cheese on top
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the top starts to golden.

 

ENJOY!

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Massiva Ouali BA, LSH, CRTS is a part time blogger, author and a mom on a mission to help her family live a better and healthier life through Mediterranean recipes cooking, natural beauty, personal care and cleaning recipes, successful parenting and much more. The recipes she shares have been tested and approved by her family of 5. Her goal is to help you reach your best in health and wellness. She named her blog after a therapy called '"Raindrop Technique” that she practices. She is a true believer that God’s/Allah's medicine is in the plants and essential oils. Join her on a mission of inhaling blessings and exhaling gratitude.

Comments

  1. Linda Bradshaw says

    This sounds interesting. I would love to try it. It is different from what I usually eat.

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