Vegan Cauliflower Au Gratin

Potatoes Au Gratin was always a delicious and comforting dish for my family growing up. It was not very healthy but it was definitely good! Cauliflower is a great substitute for potatoes. It has a similar flavor but less calories and carbs.This Cauliflower Au Gratin is a delicious and much healthier alternative.

Cauliflower Au Gratin


  • 2 lbs cauliflower florets
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups unsweetened plant-based milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded vegan cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and spray an 8×8 pan with cooking spray.
  2. Cook the cauliflower for 3-4 minutes in a pot of boiling water. Drain and rinse.
  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan on medium heat. Add the flour and stir for a minute.
  4. Slowly stir in the milk. Add salt and pepper.
  5. Stir in the cheese and continue stirring until the cheese melts and the sauce is smooth. Turn off stove.
  6. Cover the bottom of the pan with the sauce. Add cauliflower, then cover with remaining sauce.
  7. Mix breadcrumbs and olive oil in a small bowl, then sprinkle over cauliflower.
  8. Bake 30 minutes.

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