You know how I love casseroles, they’re relatively mess-free ways to cook, also they’re so easy and delicious!
So, today I’m gonna share my easy, mess-free pork cauliflower casserole. It’s simple, quick, filling and delicious!
Who wants to spend their Sunday with food preparing, cooking, then cleaning the mess up? Well, not me, that’s for sure! So these times I turn to the casserole recipes, most of my casserole recipes are quick and simple. For me the perfect summer Sunday lunch is quick, filling, yummy but simple. This pork cauliflower casserole is just that perfect summer Sunday lunch ooor dinner, depends on you.
Pork Cauliflower Casserole
- 1 head of cauliflower
- 500 gr minced pork
- 1 tbsp oil
- trappist cheese
- 1 tbsp butter/margarine flour
- 5 dl milk 2.5 cup
- 1 tsp salt pepper, nutmeg (for the bechamel)
- 1 tsp salt pepper, onion paste (for the meat)
- 0.5 tsp cayenne thyme, cumin, turmeric (for the meat)
- 1 onion
- Preparation: Clean and cut the cauliflower.
- Add to boiling water and cook it for about 10-15 minutes, it depends on the size of the flowers.
- Preheat a pan with a little oil.
- Add the oinion and sauté them.
- Season the minced meat, let it rest while the onion sauté.
- When the onio has a golden color, add the meat and fry it for about 15 minutes.
- Bechamel: Pre heat a saucepan. Add the butter/margarine and the seasoning. Melt the butter, add the flour and the milk. First just about the half of the milk. Stir it quickly to avoid the lumps, then add the remaining milk. Cook it until it's thickens.
- Baking: Pre heat the oven.
- Prepare a casserole and pour the minced pork into when it's done.
- Next, arrange the cooked cauliflower onto the meat.
- Pour the bechamel onto them.
- Bake the pork cauliflower casserole for 10 minutes.
- After 10 minutes grate some cheese on the top of the bechamel and sprinkle the top of the cheese with a little cayenne and turmeric. Bake it 10 more minutes.
The kitchen was filled with amazing scent of the food, everyone gathered in the kitchen and waited to me to finish the lunch! What’s better way to spend some time with your family at Sunday?
Well the result was just as delicious as the smell of it!
If you want to make it healthier, just leave out the bechamel and use mozzarella instead of trappist!
So, this was the simple, quick, filling pork cauliflower casserole, perfect choice for a summer dinner or lunch!
What is your favorite casserole and summer dish?