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Cauliflower Polonaise

Course Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine French
Keyword cauliflower
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories 127 kcal


  • 1 cauliflower 1 large head of cauliflower, trimmed and cut into large florets
  • .50 lemon 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs 3 tablespoons fresh breadcrumbs, devided
  • 2 hard cooked eggs 2 large hard cooked eggs
  • 1 tablespoon capers 1 tablespoon drained capers
  • 1 garlic clove 1 samll garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • .50 teaspoon black ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon black ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
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  1. Preheat oven to 425F.

  2. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil over high heat. Add the cauliflower and lemon wedge. Lower the heat and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes.

    Drain, blot dry and transfer to a large bowl. Toss the lemon.

  3. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the melted butter, 1 ½ tablespoons of the breadcrumbs, and the eggs, capers, garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Transfer into a large, oval gratin baking dish.

  4. In a small bowl, stir together the remaining breadcrumbs and remaining 1 tablespoon of butter, and sprinkle over the top.

  5. Bake until golden brown on top, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
Cauliflower Polonaise
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 511mg22%
Potassium 329mg9%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 205IU4%
Vitamin C 51.2mg62%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.