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Salmon Cauliflower Cheese


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
Servings: 4


1 large cauliflower, cut into florets

40g (1½oz) margarine

40g (1½oz) plain flour

450ml (¾ pint) semi-skimmed milk

1 teaspoon English mustard

½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Black pepper, to season

150g (5oz) salmon, flaked

120g (4½oz) mature cheddar cheese


1. Preheat oven to 200°C (Gas Mark 6).

2. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, then add the cauliflower and cook for 2 minutes.

3. Drain and place in an ovenproof dish.

4. Place the margarine into a saucepan and gently heat to melt it.

5. Mix in the flour, stirring for 1 to 2 minutes until the roux is lightly golden.

6. Remove from the heat and gradually whisk in the milk to form a smooth sauce.

7. Return to the heat and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.

8. Remove from the heat and mix in the mustard and Worcestershire sauce.

9. Season with black pepper and flake the salmon into the sauce, stirring carefully.

10. Pour the sauce over the cauliflower and top with the grated cheese.

11. Place in the oven and cook for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown.

Salmon cauliflower cheese