Get out the casserole dish for our Creamy Baked Cauliflower recipe. The family will love this cheesy baked cauliflower with sweet corn and garlic dish. Creamy Baked Cauliflower is a great side dish for special occasions, but it's also perfect for making any occasion special.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
7 cups small cauliflower florets
1 cup frozen corn
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup milk
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 red pepper, finely chopped
20 RITZ Crackers, coarsely crushed
1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Shredded Four Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 425°F.
Cook cauliflower in boiling water in large saucepan 3 to 4 min. or until crisp-tender, adding corn to the boiling water for the last minute. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking water.
Mix cream cheese, milk, Parmesan and garlic powder until blended. Place cauliflower mixture in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Add peppers and cream cheese mixture; stir until vegetables are evenly coated with sauce, adding reserved cooking water if necessary for desired consistency.
Mix cracker crumbs, shredded cheese and parsley; sprinkle over vegetable mixture. Cover.
Bake 30 to 35 min. or until vegetable mixture is heated through and topping is lightly browned, uncovering for the last 10 min.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
Substitute broccoli florets for the cauliflower and/or fresh cilantro for the parsley.
This tasty recipe can be assembled ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 2 hours. When ready to serve, bake, covered, 35 to 40 min. or until vegetable mixture is heated through and topping is lightly browned, uncovering for the last 10 min.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0.5g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.