Leek and Cauliflower Cheese

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11Ingredients
55Minutes
400Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 cauliflower (broken into large florets)
  • 4 slices bacon (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 leek (trimmed and chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • grated nutmeg (Pinch of freshly)
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 2/3 cup cheddar cheese (grated)
  • crusty bread (Warm, to serve)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Cook the cauliflower in lightly salted boiling water for 4-5 mins until just tender. Drain. Transfer to a shallow baking dish.
    2. Cook the bacon in a medium saucepan until crisp. Sprinkle over the cauliflower.
    3. Wipe saucepan clean. Heat the butter and oil in the pan on low heat. Stir in the leek. Cover and cook for 6-7 mins. Add the flour and nutmeg. Cook, stirring, for 1 min. Remove from the heat. Gradually stir in the milk. Return to the heat; stir until the sauce boils and thickens. Add the mustard and season. Spoon the sauce over the cauliflower. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
    4. Bake for 20-25 mins until golden. Serve hot with warm crusty bread.
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    NutritionView More

    400Calories
    Sodium21% DV500mg
    Fat45% DV29g
    Protein31% DV16g
    Carbs7% DV20g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories400Calories from Fat260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat29g45%
    Saturated Fat13g65%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol60mg20%
    Sodium500mg21%
    Potassium740mg21%
    Protein16g31%
    Calories from Fat260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate20g7%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars9g18%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C120%
    Calcium30%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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