Quick Cauliflower Cheese

Ingredients

1 Tbsp olive oil

2 rashers streaky bacon, cut into pieces

¼ cup panko breadcrumbs

¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

½ large cauliflower, cut into florets

200g Tatua Cheese Sauce, heated

chopped parsley to garnish

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the bacon and cook until it is crispy and golden.
  3. Add the panko crumbs and cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes until the crumbs are golden.
  4. Stir in the parmesan. Set aside.
  5. Cook the cauliflower florets in a large saucepan of boiling salted water for 5 minutes or until they are just tender. Drain and place on a serving platter.
  6. Drizzle the warm Tatua Cheese Sauce over the cauliflower and scatter over the crispy bacon crumbs.
  7. Sprinkle with chopped parsley. Serve immediately.

  Alternatively, for an oven baked version:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C and lightly grease a gratin dish.
  2. Cook the cauliflower florets in a large saucepan of boiling salted water for 5 minutes or until they are just tender. Drain and set aside.
  3. Arrange the cauliflower in the gratin dish and spoon over the warm Tatua Cheese Sauce.
  4. Scatter over the bacon pieces and top with the breadcrumbs and parmesan.
  5. Drizzle over the olive oil or spray with a little olive oil spray.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until it is golden and bubbling around the edges. Serves 4
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