Cauliflower With Whole-Grain Mustard Side Dish

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Last Updated on February 18, 2022 by Share My Kitchen

This simple and smooth side dish matches faultlessly with all kinds of barbecue or roast meat, especially beef. It is so delicious even your kids will love it! And it’s healthy too – cauliflower is low in fat and high in fibers.cauliflower-11-4704473

Cauliflower With Whole-Grain Mustard Side Dish

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 30 minutes


  • 700g cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp whole-grain mustard
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 60-80ml homemade vegetable stock
  • Salt


Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/gas 4. Blanche the cauliflower florets in salty boiling water for 2-3 minutes.

I usually make it in 3 or 4 batches, as this way I don’t stop the boiling by putting in it a large number of cold ingredients.

Once all the cauliflower florets are blanched, drain well and transfer in a bowl. Meantime mix together mustard, hot vegetable stock, and olive oil.

Pour the mixture over the cauliflower, add some salt and gently stir, so the mixture can cover well all the florets.

Place it in a gratin dish, add the remaining liquid and bake for about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. If you prefer it really creamy and soft, bake it covered for the first 10 minutes, and then remove the cover.

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