*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Cauliflower Casserole Deluxe
 
 Recipe By     : modified from Fresh Ideas for Vegetable Cooking (Massie)
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Casseroles                       Low fat
                 Vegetables                       Cheese/eggs
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   12      Ounces        cauliflower florets -- about 3 1/2 cups
    2      Medium        tomatoes -- sliced
    1      8 Ounces Can  water chestnuts -- sliced
    2                    green onions -- with tops, chopped
      1/4  Cup           chopped celery
      1/4  Cup           chopped red bell pepper
    1      Teaspoon      basil
      1/2  Teaspoon      seasoned salt
      1/4  Teaspoon      black pepper
      1/8  Teaspoon      cayenne pepper
    2      Tablespoons   flour
    1      Cup           skim milk
    4      Ounces        reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese -- shredded
      1/4  Cup           seasoned bread crumbs
                         minced fresh parsley -- (optional)
 
      Steam fresh cauliflower florets about 5-7 min or frozen florets
 according to package instructions just until crisp tender; drain.
      Coat a saucepan with cooking spray.  Saute green onions, celery, and
 bell peppers until limp.  Add seasonings.  Blend in flour and cook 1 min.
 Gradually add milk, stirring constantly.  Simmer until mixture thickens.
 Remove from heat.  Add cheese and stir until melted.
      In a 2-quart baking dish, layer half the cauliflower, sliced tomatoes
 and water chestnuts.  Pour over half the sauce.  Repeat layers ending with
 sauce.  Sprinkle with bread crumbs and parsley.  Bake at 350° F for 25-30
 min until bubbly and top is a light golden brown.
 
 per serving:  157 Kcal  4.0g Fat (2.2g sat fat) 22% CFF  517mg Na  4.4g
 fiber (11.2g PRO/4.0g FAT/22.2g CHO)
 
 
 
 
 
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 NOTES : Rosemary Winters (rosie@iadfw.net).
 
 
 Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 2536 0 0 0 0 0 0 2683 0 0 1586 0 2512