Cauliflower and Cheese Casserole

Cauliflower and Cheese Casserole. Healthy comfort food! | Budinca de conopida cu branza telemea
Make this cauliflower and cheese casserole and impress even your non-veg friends! It’s easy to make, pretty much just mix and bake! 

This recipe was initially made by my mother and it was absolutely amazing! I’m not a big cauliflower fan, as I find it a bit tasteless, but this cauliflower and cheese casserole was amazing!

I realized that cauliflower paired with cheese turns any meal into a decadent treat! They just go so well together!

Hope you’ll like these cauliflower and cheese casserole recipe as much as I did. It’s very easy to make too. It has a creamy texture on the inside and a lovely crunchy crust on the outside. Enjoy!

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Make this cauliflower and cheese casserole and impress even your non-veg friends! It's easy to make, pretty much just mix and bake!
Serves: 6+ servings
  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 200g feta cheese
  • 5 eggs, beaten
  • 4 Tbsps dill, chopped
  • sea salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  1. There are two ways to cook the cauliflower.
  2. With steamer: Just detach the florets and place them in the steamer. Steam for about 20 minutes.
  3. Without steamer: Detach the florets and place them in a medium pot filled with water. Add salt in the water. Boil for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Strain the cauliflower and place the florets in a bowl. Start mashing the florets using a fork.
  5. Whisk the eggs in a medium bowl.
  6. Add crushed feta cheese, chopped dill, beaten eggs, salt, and pepper.
  7. Blend well together. Pour in a casserole and place in the preheated oven. Let it cook at 392 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
Cauliflower and Cheese Casserole. Healthy, vegetarian comfort food!

Budinca de conopida cu branza | Cauliflower and Cheese Casserole

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20 Comments on “Cauliflower and Cheese Casserole”

  1. Salut!
    Am facut reteta acum cateva clipe.A iesit mai putin rumena budinca si ceva mai moale…si-am lasat-o si mai mult de 20 de minute.:(

    1. Buna Diana!
      Ce varianta ai facut? Cea lacto-ovo sau vegana? Moale este ca textura, insa sta destul de teapana in farfurie, mai ales dupa ce se raceste un pic.

  2. Clar, o voi incerca!
    Numai o intrebare am : conteaza daca cuptorul e electric?
    Este valabila temperatura pentru orice tip de cuptor?

    1. Eu am cuptor pe gaz. Nu stiu ce setari se fac la cel electric, dar nu cred ca ar afecta in vreun fel reteta, atat timp cat temperatura e aceeasi. Astept sa imi spui cum ti-a iesit! 😀

  3. Draga Ruxandra, felicitari pentru blog! Doar ce l-am descoperit, iar retetele tale par delicioase si deloc complicate. O sa incerc azi sau maine budinca de conopida ;). Iti doresc inspiratie si voie buna in bucatarie!

  4. Am making this tonight, don’t understand a 392 degree oven. Will bake at 350 F. and watch it after 20 minutes. Also am substituting goat cheese so wish me luck! Don’t have any teleme or brie cheese in the house at the moment.

    1. How was it? Did you like it? 😀 In my country we use Celsius degrees, so I just converted 200C to Farenheit derees. 350 should be just fine.

  5. Just one request; could you switch from grams and centimeters to ounces and inches? I’m totally lost. 200g of cheese tells me nothing as to how much to use, and as far as pan size in concerned, cm leave me scratching my head. Math is not my thing and “converting” those things to the American way of thinking is beyond me. Help!! I’m 61 years old, an English major and have NO idea what to do. Anything you suggest, I’ll do because I REALLY want to try your recipes. Thanking you in advance, I am…

    Sincerely Yours,
    Diane McCormick AKA Di

    1. Hi Diane,

      I use the metric system because it’s the international agreed measurement system, and it is used in my country too. I am not familiar with the American way of measurement. Try this It is super easy to convert the measurements.

      For this recipe, 200g of cheese is equal to approx. 1 cup of shredded cheese. The pan is about 11-12 inches in diameter. I’ll use cups/tablespoons/teaspoons more often as a way of measurement, and also I’ll convert the pan sizes in inches from now on. Thanks!

    1. Hi Catherine! About 1/2 cup chopped dill is enough. Let me know how the recipe turned out! 😀

      1. Awesome, thanks! And will do!
        One other quick question, if you have a moment, just wondering what size casserole you use(d)?

          1. It turned out great!!! I made the mistake of covering it in the oven at first so it accumulated some liquid on top, but then I took it off and it rose perfectly! I couldn’t find teleme cheese, but used a reduced fat camembert instead. It was great with a potato and dill soup and paired with a chardonnay. Definitely making this again, thanks so much for sharing!

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