Cauliflower purée with bacon and cheese

Galton Blackiston teams creamy cauliflower with seriously tasty bacon and melted cheese
By Galton Blackiston
Cauliflower purée with bacon and cheese
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  • Serves: 6
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 6 rashers streaky bacon, diced
  • olive oil
  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 570 ml milk
  • freshly grated nutmeg
  • 10 g butter
  • 75 g mature cheddar cheese, grated
  • salt and black pepper


1. Heat the oil in a pan and cook the bacon until crispy. Set aside.

2. Break the white cauliflower florets into pieces. Place in a saucepan with the milk and bring to the boil. Cover and cook until the cauliflower for 20 minutes.

3. Carefully pour the cauliflower and milk into a blender and process to a smooth purée.

4. Season with freshly grated nutmeg, salt and pepper, and add the butter.

5. Place in a large serving dish, sprinkle over the cheese and top with the bacon.

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