The loaded cauliflower casserole recipe at RealHouseMoms.com has a five-star rating, as of March 2015. The recipe calls for 2 pounds of cauliflower florets, six slices of cooked and crumbled bacon, 1.5 cups of diced green onions and an assortment of cheeses. Heavy cream and grated garlic is also required.
Mix together 4 ounces of shredded sharp cheddar cheese, 4 ounces of shredded Monterrey Jack cheese, 8 ounces of softened cream cheese and 4 tablespoons of heavy cream. Steam the cauliflower florets until tender, then drain and mix with the cheese sauce. Add in the crumbled bacon and one clove of grated garlic, along with salt and pepper to taste. Pour the casserole mixture into a 3-quart casserole dish, sprinkling on an additional 4 ounces of shredded cheddar and 4 ounces of Monterrey Jack cheese. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes. After 25 minutes, remove the foil and continue baking until the cheese is lightly browned.
Another five-star rated cauliflower recipe is available at Food.com. This recipe calls for one head of cauliflower broken into florets, 1 cup of sour cream, 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese and 1/2 cup of corn flake crumbs. Also required is 1/4 cup of chopped green peppers, 1/4 cup of chopped onions and 1/3 cup of grated Parmesan cheese.
Cook the cauliflower in a saucepan filled with 1 cup of water, covered on medium heat for 8 minutes. Once tender, mix the well-drained cauliflower with the sour cream, cheddar cheese, corn flake crumbs, peppers and onions. Add salt and pepper flakes to taste. Pour the mixture into a 2 or 3-quart baking dish, sprinkling on the Parmesan cheese. Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes.