Cheat’s cauli ’n’ broc cheese

Cheat’s cauli ’n’ broc cheese

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 4
Transform frozen cauliflower and broccoli into a classic veggie side dish that takes just 10 minutes to prepare

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal448
  • fat36g
  • saturates22g
  • carbs11g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre6g
  • protein17g
  • salt1g
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  • 650g frozen cauliflower and broccoli florets



    A brassica, like cabbage and broccoli, cauliflower is a mass of tiny, tightly packed flower…

  • 250g mascarpone
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 100ml milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…

  • 75g grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), plus extra for sprinkling



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard


  1. Cook the frozen cauliflower & broccoli florets in a pan of boiling water for 5 mins until tender, then drain and steam-dry.

  2. Heat grill to high. Put the mascarpone, plain flour, milk, grated Parmesan and wholegrain mustard in a large saucepan. Whisk until smooth and gently heat through.

  3. Add the veg to the pan and stir everything together, then transfer to an ovenproof dish and scatter over a little more Parmesan. Put under the hot grill until golden and crisp.

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7th Jun, 2015
Delicious. I fried some onions and chorizo, put the veg (fresh & steamed) in a baking dish and onion and chorizo mixture on top and then the sauce and grilled all. Was lovely with cheesy, garlic bread.
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