Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce - Better Batter Gluten Free Flour

Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce

Warm and creamy, this is one way to get even picky eaters to eat this nutritious vegetable.

cauliflower cheese
4-6 Servings
30 Minutes Prep
60 Minutes Cook

Roasted cauliflower with a yummy cheese sauce – we have included variations just in case you are a vegan or dairy free, like me!


  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 4 tablespoons butter or df margarine
  • 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) Better Batter gluten-free flour blend
  • 3 cups milk or df alternative (we like So Delicious)
  • 8 ounces cheese, shredded or df alternative (We like shredded Daiya or cut up Follow Your Heart brand)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Garlic powder (optional, to taste)
  • Onion powder (optional, to taste)


  1. Clean cauliflower, and chop into 1-2 inch florets.
  2. Place florets in a buttered baking dish.
  3. Bake at 400˚ for 30 minutes.
  4. Melt butter or df margarine in a medium skillet over medium to medium-high heat.
  5. Add flour to the pan and whisk well,
  6. Add salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder to taste while the flour-butter mixture cooks for about 2 minutes.
  7. Add milk or df sub, while whisking. Allow sauce to cook and thicken to gravy-like consistency.
  8. Add shredded cheese or df sub, saving about ½ cup aside to sprinkle on top.
  9. After cauliflower has roasted for 30 minutes, pour cheese sauce over cauliflower. Stir well to coat.
  10. Sprinkle reserved cheese over top of cauliflower.
  11. Bake for an additional 15-20 minutes or until cauliflower has reached desired done-ness and cheese starts to brown. Serve immediately.