*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : All Newly Typed Not Shared       Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      cups          cauliflower -- cut in pieces
    1      jar           (2 oz.) pimento -- drained
    2      Tablespoons   chopped green pepper
    1      can           (8 oz.) sliced water chestnuts
    2                    hard cooked eggs chopped -- optional
    1      small         onion -- chopped
    1      cup           grated cheddar cheese
 					
                         SAUCE:
    4      Tablespoons   butter -- melted
    3      Tablespoons   flour
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      pepper
    2      cups          milk
    1      cup           American cheese -- cubed
 					
                         TOPPING:
    1      cup           cheese crackers -- crushed
    3      Tablespoons   grated Parmesan cheese
 
 Layer cauliflower, pimento, green pepper, water  chestnuts, eggs, onion and
 cheese in 2 1/2 quart casserole.  Make sauce by melting butter and stirring
 in flour, salt and pepper.  Cook and stir 1 minute.  Add milk gradually.  Add
 cheese and cook until thickened.  Pour over vegetables.  Combine topping
 ingredients; sprinkle over all. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.  Yield 12
 servings.
 
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