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  • 1 - small head cauliflower, broken into flowerets
  • 8 - medium tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons - butter
  • 1 - green onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons - flour
  • 1 cups - milk
  • 1 1/2 cups - shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons - pepper
  • 2 tablespoons - breadcrumbs
  • - parsley sprigs, for garnish
  • Directions:

    Cook cauliflower in boiling water just until tender, about 8 minutes; drain.

    Remove tops and centers from tomatoes; turn upside down to drain.

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in small saucepan. Add onion and cook until soft, about 2 minutes; add flour and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Slowly stir in milk. Cook on medium heat until thickened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in cheese and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

    Season inside of tomatoes with remaining salt and pepper. Place in shallow baking dish just large enough to hold tomatoes upright. Bake at 400 degrees F until hot, about 3 minutes.

    Fill each tomato with 2 tablespoons sauce, then cauliflower pieces. Spoon remaining sauce over top.

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet; add breadcrumbs and cook until lightly browned, about 1 minutes. Sprinkle over tomatoes.

    Bake tomatoes 5 minutes or until hot. Transfer to heated serving platter; garnish with parsley sprigs.

    Brief Description

    Fresh tomatoes stuffed with cauliflower and cheese sauce topped with bread crumbs and baked to golden perfection.

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    Category:  Main Dish

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 30 min
    Cook Time: 30 min



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    May 6, 2020

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