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Baked Cauliflower and Confetti Shrimp

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Normally, one might assume that the shrimp in this dish would be the star while the cheesy baked cauliflower plays the second fiddle, but here we have the roles reversed! This cauliflower was so yummy that it almost stole the show from the shrimp...

1HR 15MIN

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13

Ingredients
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Ingredients
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2
Serves 2
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1/4 cup
1 pinch
Cayenne Pepper
1/2 tsp
1/8 tsp
Dry Mustard
2 cups
2 cups
1 Tbsp
Garlic Paste
1 Tbsp
Cayenne Pepper
1 cup
Yellow or Green Peppers Peppers
1/4 cup
Gorgonzola, Cheddar, Gruyere, or Asiago
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Step 1
First, to prepare the cheese sauce, melt Butter (1/4 cup) in a saucepan.
Step 2
Once butter is melted, add in the All-Purpose Flour (1/4 cup) , Salt (1/2 tsp) , Cayenne Pepper (1 pinch) , Dry Mustard (1/8 tsp) and stir until blended.
Step 3
Gradually add Milk (2 cups) , and cook over low heat stirring constantly until thickened.
Step 4
Stir in Cheddar Cheese (1 cup) and continue to heat until sauce is smooth.
Step 5
Remove the leaves from the Cauliflower (1) and rinse thoroughly.
Step 6
Place the large head of cauliflower in a cold pot of salted water. Bring to a slow simmer and cook until tender, but not soft for about 5 minutes.
Step 7
Remove the large head of cauliflower from the water and place in a strainer upside down, let dry for a few minutes, then fill inside with the cheese sauce and let rest for a few minutes.
Step 8
Turn the large head of cauliflower right-side up and place in a buttered baking dish.
Step 9
Cover generously with the cheese sauce and let rest a few minutes, then repeat.
Step 10
Sprinkle with the Parmesan Cheese (1/4 cup) .
Step 11
Bake at 365 degrees F (185 degrees C) for 45 minutes or until golden and cooked al dente.
Step 12
Saute the peeled Shrimp (2 cups) with the Garlic Paste (1 Tbsp) , Red Bell Peppers (1 cup) , Salt, and Cayenne Pepper (1 Tbsp) until shrimps are cooked, about 5 minutes.
Step 13
Slice the baked cauliflower into thick slices, top with the shrimp and lots of butter. Enjoy!

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