Cauliflower and sausage casserole

Ingredients

1000g cauliflower (1 medium head)
1 tbs olive oil
500g fresh sausage without casing
1 link semi dried and smoked sausage, chopped
250g onion (1 medium onion), coarsly chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only
480g tomatoes, whole, canned, with juice
2/3 cup bread crumbs, homemade
¼ cup grated parmesan cheese or Grana Padano
½ tsp pepper

Preparation

1
Chop cauliflower roughly into bite-sized florets . Cook in a microwave oven with 3 tablespoons of water for about 3 minutes on the MAX or cook in a little boiling water for about 5 minutes. Cauliflower should remain al dente. Drain and set aside.
2
Sauté the sausage in olive oil, stirring constantly, about 12 minutes or until the sausage is cooked through and beginning to get crispy. Use a spoon to break up the meat.
3
Add the semidried, smoked sausage before the end of frying, stir and combine.
4
Add the onion, garlic, and thyme to the pan with the sausage, sauté on medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently.
5
Add the crushed tomatoes to the sausage mix. Stir thoroughly, then cook for about 5 more minutes.
6
Toss the sauce with the cauliflower in the cooking pot.
7
Spread the cauliflower and sausage mix in the prepared baking dish and distribute evenly.
8
Mix the bread crumbs, Parmesan and pepper, sprinkle them evenly over the cauliflower. Drizzle lightly with olive oil.
9
Place in the middle of the oven and bake for 25 minutes at 200°C or until breadcrumbs have browned and the sauce is bubbling.
10
Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

 



Comments

FLaure's picture

Une bonne idée qui me plairait bien de faire.
Bonne soirée, FLaure

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Wonderfully tasty and easy to make casserole.

Yield:

4 servings

Added:

January 13, 2013

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