Mexican Cauliflower Cheese

Mexican Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower cheese is always a firm family favourite and adding a good dollop of our Gran Luchito chipotle paste to make the Cauliflower Cheese Mexican is a real winner of an idea. The result is a Mexican cauliflower cheese that is full of smoky flavour, a medium spice level and of course extremely cheese. It is warming and comforting and the perfect side dish.

Try serving it with our glazed ham recipe or this Mexican roast chicken.

  • Prep time

    30 mins

  • Cook time

    40 mins

  • Total time

    1 hour 10 mins

  • Ideal for

  • Make it

  • Serves


Nutrition: Per serving

kcal 105 fat 6.5g saturates 4g carbs 4.6g sugars 3.2g fibre 0.8g protein 7.1g salt 0.42g

How to make it

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas 4.
  2. Make a roux. Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the flour. Stir until you have a paste and cook for about 10 minutes over a low heat, taking care not to burn it. The mix should get a bit darker.
  3. Add the garlic and Gran Luchito chipotle paste and cook for another 10 minutes.
  4. Gradually whisk in the milk, getting rid of any lumps. Continue cooking for a few minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper and slowly bring to the boil.
  5. Add the Cheddar and mozzarella and stir in until melted.
  6. Meanwhile, blanch the cauliflower in a pan of boiling water for 4 minutes. Drain, then put the cauliflower in an ovenproof dish and pour the sauce over the top. Top with the Parmesan and place in the oven for 40 minutes.
  7. The Parmesan on top should have formed a golden crust. Serve sprinkled with parsley.

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Anna Sen
Anna Sen
1 year ago
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OMG sounds incredible, will definitely try!

Celia - Chica Chismosa - Gran Luchito
1 year ago
Reply to  Anna Sen

Send us a pic! 😊

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