Baked “Cheesy” Cauliflower {Dairy-Free}

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  • 1 large head of cauliflower, chopped into florets
  • 1/2 large onion, diced
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk*
  • 3 T tapioca starch**
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In a large pot heat up olive oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add in onion and sauté for 5 mins or until translucent.
  4. Heat up almond milk in microwave for 1 minute or on stove top (in a separate pot) until warm.
  5. Stir tapioca starch in with almond milk until well-combined.
  6. Reduce heat on pot with onions to low and add in almond milk-tapioca mixture. Continue stirring until mix has thickened (about 1 minute). Remove from heat.
  7. Add in nutritional yeast and salt and pepper. Let mixture cool for 5-10 mins.
  8. Stir in egg until well-combined.
  9. Add in chopped cauliflower and coat with mixture.
  10. Spray 4 small ramekins or a larger ovenproof baking dish with non-stick spray or coconut oil.
  11. Divide mixture between ramekins or add to baking dish.
  12. Cook for 30 minutes.
  13. Increase oven to broil and cook for another 2 minutes.
  14. Remove from oven and serve.


*Can use any dairy-free milk. **Can use any starch such as corn but use tapioca if paleo.