Le cauliflower gratin with bechamel sauce is a cauliflower-based preparation topped with bechamel sauce and sprinkled with Gruyere.

Easy and quick to prepare, with authentic and delicious flavors, it is an ideal accompaniment or first course.

Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time : 15 min
Rest time : -
Cooking time : 45 min
Total time : 1 hours
Ingredients: 6 people
1,5 cauliflower
150 g grated Gruyère cheese
750 ml of milk
40 g butter
1,5 c. to s. of flour
salt pepper


  • Wash and cut the cauliflower into small florets.
  • Cook in a pot of salted boiling water until tender.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Melt butter in a pan.
  • Add the flour and mix.
  • Gradually add the milk, mixing with a whisk. Add the nutmeg, season.
  • Cook for 10 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly and until thickened.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 180 ° C.
  • Divide the cauliflower pieces in an ovenproof casserole dish. Pour the béchamel over it.
  • Sprinkle with Gruyere.
  • Bake during 25 at 30 min.
  • Take out and serve hot.
  • To taste!

Quote about cooking:

“The kitchen should be a carefully thought out reflection of all the good things on earth. "

Jean and Pierre Troisgros

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