Cauliflower and Broccoli Gratin with Goat Cheese Recipe

Cauliflower is a fabulously versatile annual vegetable that is used for all kinds of dishes – from its raw form on a vegetable platter to alternative pizza crusts, rice, mashed potatoes, or even mock buffalo chicken wings. 

This member of the cabbage family contains just 25 calories per 100 grams (or 3.52 ounces), as well as large amounts of vitamin C and a good amount of B vitamins and vitamin K.

Cauliflower and Broccoli Gratin with Goat Cheese

Recipe by Nutrition World
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Course: SideCuisine: American


Cooking time



    This delicious and cheesy combination makes a nice, melty side dish that you can feel good about in just ten minutes!


    • 2 cups

      cauliflower florets

    • 2 cups

      broccoli florets

    • 4 oz.

      soft goat cheese

    • 1/2 cup

      fat-free plain yogurt

    • 1/4 cup

      sliced almonds, toasted


    • Preheat the broiler.

    • Fill saucepan with 1 inch of water and bring to a simmer over medium heat.

    • Place the cauliflower and broccoli in a steamer basket and add to the pan. Cover and steam for 5 minutes, or until tender. Transfer to an ovenproof gratin dish.

    • In a small bowl, mix the goat cheese and yogurt, removing any lumps. Spoon mixture over the vegetables.

    • Broil for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the cheese begins to brown. Sprinkle with almonds and serve.

    Nutrition Facts (per serving):

    • Calories 169 | Total Fat 11g | Cholesterol 15mg | Sodium 150mg | Potassium 410mg | Carbohydrates 9g | Dietary Fiber 2g | Sugars 2g | Protein 11g

    Facts about Cauliflower

    Did You Know?

    The name cauliflower comes from combining the Latin word for cabbage with the word flower. It also grows in four different colors: white, orange, green, and purple.

    How to Choose:

    Feel the head to ensure it is tightly packed and firm. When choosing the white variety, avoid discolored spots or any softness.

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