Cauliflower Custard

Cauliflower Custard

Cauliflower Custard

  • Prep

    15 m

  • Cook

    45 m

  • Ready In

    1 h

Recipe By:Julie Taylor
“A savory custard vegetable side dish that is different and delicious. The result is a creamed-custard cauliflower sensation that even the pickiest children enjoy!”

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter for greasing, or as needed
  • 1 head cauliflower, separated into small florets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Butter a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.
  3. Place cauliflower in a saucepan and cover with water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until cauliflower is tender, 10 to 15 minutes; drain and transfer cauliflower to prepared casserole dish.
  4. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and parsley in the melted butter until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Slowing pour 1 cup milk into flour mixture. Cook and stir milk mixture until thickened, 3 to 5 minutes; pour over cauliflower.
  6. Whisk eggs, 1 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and white pepper in a bowl; pour over cauliflower mixture.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until the custard is set, 30 to 35 minutes. Serve hot.

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