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Creamy Baked Cauliflower

Creamy Baked Cauliflower

This makes the perfect side dish for a crowd!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 7 cups small cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 red pepper finely chopped
  • 20 Ritz Crackers coarsely crushed
  • 1 cup Mexican Style Shredded Cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions
 

  • 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.

Notes

Photo and recipe courtesy of Kraft.