Cauliflower gratin


Cauliflower gratin

Cauliflower gratin

Cauliflower gratin is a vegetable dish for the winter. With its creamy sauce and its small gratin crust, it is a delight. 

In this recipe, everything is prepared in a microwave oven: your home will stink less than when you cook cauliflower conventionally in water in a pot.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Microwave, Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 280 kcal


  • 1 cauliflower
  • Béchamel sauce
  • grated cheese or breadcrumbs
  • salt


  1. detach the cauliflower florets
  2. wash with salty water
  3. put cauliflower in a bowl in microwave oven
  4. add a little water (0.5 cm)
  5. add salt
  6. cover the bowl with cling film (not perforated)
  7. cook 10-15 min. at full power microwave
  8. check the cooking with a knife
  9. pour water
  10. top the cauliflower with Béchamel sauce
  11. sprinkle with grated cheese or breadcrumbs
  12. cook it under the grill