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Ham and Cauliflower Gratin

Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that can give so much pleasure and this Ham and Cauliflower Gratin in a cheese sauce is a perfect example. It also happens to be incredibly easy to put together providing a nutritious meal in moments. Comfort food at its best.

February 22, 2019
: 2-4
: 10 min
: 30 min
: 40 min
: Very easy

Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that can give so much pleasure and this Ham and Cauliflower Gratin in a cheese sauce is a perfect example. It also happens to be incredibly easy to put together providing a nutritious meal in moments. Comfort food at its best.

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Ingredients
  • 100 - 150g cooked ham or ham hock, torn or diced
  • 1 head of cauliflower, chopped into small florets
  • 3 eggs
  • 200ml milk
  • 200g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • generous grating of nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • freshly ground pepper
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Directions
  • Step 1 Pre heat oven to 200’C/180’C fan.
  • Step 2 Cook the cauliflower florets in boiling water for 3 minutes, drain and tip into a buttered baking dish.
  • Step 3 Top with the shredded/torn ham.
  • Step 4 Whisk the eggs with the milk then stir in the grated cheese, nutmeg and seasoning. Pour over the cauliflower and ham.
  • Step 5 Pop into the oven for 25 minutes until golden and bubbling.
  • Step 6 Serve straight from the dish. This is so simple and needs no accompaniment although a hunk of fresh bread and a glass of red wine always goes well!