Cauliflower Ham Supreme
1 med. cauliflower
salt to taste
Cheese and Ham Sauce
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup unsifted flour
salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2 cup milk
1 lb. cooked ham, cubed
1 tbsp. grated parmesan cheese
paprika for garnish
Preheat oven to 350.
Trim leaves and stem from cauliflower. Place stem side down in a
pan large enough to hold it. Cover with boiling water. Add salt.
back to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered 15-20 minutes
or until crisp tender.
Meanwhile make cheese and ham sauce. In medium saucepan, slowly
heat butter until just melted, do not brown. Remove from heat.
Add flour, salt and pepper. Stir until smooth. Add milk, a little at
stirring after each addition. Return to heat.
Over medium heat, bring to boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and
simmer 3 minutes. Add ham.
Drain cauliflower thouroughly. Place in a lightly greased, ovenproof
Spoon cheese and ham sauce over cauliflower. Sprinkle with parmesan
cheese and paprika. Bake until golden and bubbly for 10 to 15 minutes.
Makes 4-6 servings.