This side dish is simple to prepare and worthy to be deemed holiday fare. Braised cauliflower florets are layered with sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese and toasted sesame seeds and baked just until heated through.
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
1 medium head cauliflower
Dash of salt
Dash of pepper
1 cup sour cream - divided use
1 cup shredded Wisconsin cheddar cheese - divided use
- In shallow pan toast sesame seed 10 minutes or until browned, shaking pan occasionally.
- Rinse cauliflower and separate into small florets. Cook in a 2 quart covered saucepan, in 1 inch boiling salted water, 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; drain well.
- Place half of cauliflower in a buttered 1 quart casserole; season with salt and pepper, spread with 1/2 sour cream and sprinkle over 1/2 cup cheese. Top with 1 teaspoon sesame seed. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
- Bake in a prheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for 15 minutes or until heated through.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.