Whole roasted cauliflower cheese
Waitrose and Partners

Whole roast cauliflower cheese

by Chetna Makan

Drizzled with a fennel-spiked, cheesy sauce, this whole roasted cauliflower makes a fine side dish for a roast, or a super weeknight supper in its own right with crusty bread

    VegetarianGluten free
  • Serves4
  • CourseSide
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook50 mins
  • Total time1 hr


  • 1 whole cauliflower, with tough outer leaves removed and base trimmed (keep most of the leaves intact)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp fennel
  • 100ml double cream
  • 100g Essential Cheddar, grated
  • 50g Red Leicester, grated
  • ¼ tsp Dijon mustard
  • ¼ 25g pack chives, finely chopped to serve