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Cheesy Cauliflower

Cheesy Cauliflower

This Cheesy Cauliflower recipe is one of those dishes that our Thanksgiving would not be complete without. It's simple enough to make for a weeknight meal too which I do often.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 251kcal
Author Nicole Crocker


  • One head of cauliflower
  • 3/4 Cup Mayonaise
  • 1 Tablespoons Dijon mustard or brown mustard
  • 3/4 Cup Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Minced sweet onion


  • Cut away leaves from cauliflower.
  • Boil or steam cauliflower on stovetop until tender. About 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and drain water. Let cool. Place cauliflower in serving bowl.

To make cheese topping

  • Mix remaining ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
  • When ready to serve. Spread cheese mixture over cauliflower and cook in microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through and cheese has melted.


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 294mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 0.2mg