Both delicious and a great statement piece for your table!
- 1 2lb. head cauliflower
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
- ¼ tsp. kosher salt
- ¼ tsp. cracked black pepper
- ¼ cup butter
- 1 tsp. arrowroot powder or flour
- ½ cup milk
- 1 cup gouda shredded
- ¼ cup parmesan shredded
- 1 tbsp. Level, Onion Chipotle Herbal Blend
Preheat oven to 375 °
Pull off cauliflower leaves, cut off small part of core to level, (not too much or it will fall apart).
Cover bottom of baking dish with 1 tbsp. of olive oil. Place cauliflower head in dish.
Use pastry brush to cover the cauliflower with the remainder of the olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Roast for 50 minutes to one hour, till nicely browned and cooked through but still somewhat firm.
In saucepan, over low heat, melt butter and stir in arrowroot powder or flour and Onion Chipotle Blend. Whisk in milk slowly, and bring to a simmer. Simmer approx. 5 minutes till thickened, whisking to prevent sticking. Remove from heat. Add gouda and parmesan cheese slowly, while continually stirring, till melted and blended. Serve warm with cauliflower. What a beautiful and dramatic side dish!