Cauliflower Gruel

A creamy, cheesy cauliflower puree with nutmeg.


2 whole cauliflowers (about 2 pounds total), trimmed and cut into florets

4 tablespoons butter

2 large onions, coarsely chopped

1/4 cup heavy cream

3/4 cup grated Romano cheese

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

      The Recipe

Cook cauliflower in a steamer (or the microwave) until very tender.  Melt butter in a large saucepan and cook onions over medium-low heat until very tender, but not browned.  Place cooked cauliflower and onions in a food processor and puree.  Return mixture to saucepan.  Add cream, cheese, salt, pepper and nutmeg and bring to a simmer over low heat.  Top with more grated nutmeg.  Serves 4 - 6.



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