Recipe By Progresso
Rating
Published Jun 8th
Prep 15m Cook - Additional 30m Ready In 45m
Servings 6 cups Calories 129.9

Cauliflower florets are parboiled, then baked until golden brown with butter, Parmesan cheese and lemon pepper panko crumbs.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (1.5 pound) head cauliflower, separated into large florets
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ⅓ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup Progresso® lemon pepper Panko crispy bread crumbs

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Butter a 10x8-inch oval baking dish or a dish of equivalent size.
  2. 2 Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil. Add the cauliflower, and boil until slightly softened but still retaining some crispness, about 3 minutes. Drain well, and then slice them lengthwise so the stems are about 1/4 inch thick.
  3. 3 Arrange the slices, overlapping them tightly, in the prepared baking dish. Season with salt and several grinds of black pepper; dot with thin slices of the butter. Sprinkle with the cheese and bread crumbs.
  4. 4 Bake uncovered until lightly browned on top, about 30 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 129.9
  • Carbohydrate 11.7 g
  • Cholesterol 14.4 mg
  • Fat 7.9 g
  • Fiber 1.8 g
  • Protein 3.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.4 g
  • Sodium 280.1 mg
  • Sugar 1.4 g

Chef's Notes

Recipe created by Michael Chiarello for Progresso. Copyright 2010 Michael Chiarello.

Reviews

  1. This recipe was a Michael Chiarello creation for progresso. https://www.food.com/amp/recipe/chiarellos-cauliflower-alla-parmigiana-441828. I first discovered it around 2009 and have made it many times. The first time I ate the entire dish by myself! No guilt either!
  2. All I could taste was the lemon pepper
  3. This one is a keeper! Delicious and easy grating your own parm makes a huge difference I have tried the lemon pepper pankos but I do prefer the regular and add my own lemon pepper seasoning.
  4. It was just hubby and myself so I only cut up 1/2 a head of cauliflower. Put in my steamer until a fork went into without any effort. Made the rest as directed and put under the broiler for about 7-8 minutes until it started getting brown. Loved it and it didn't heat the house - Read more ...
  5. Cauliflower alla Parmigiana Haiku: "Is it possible? Five stars for cauliflower? This was delicious!" I have to enthusiastically agree with the other reviewer's incredulity at finding this dish so wonderful - I was not expecting to be blown away by... cauliflower. I used plain panko crumbs and lemon pepper seasoning but otherwise followed the recipe. - Read more ...
  6. I couldn't find the lemon pepper panko so I used plain panko and added lemon pepper. It was really good. I think it would have been just as good with the plain panko. I think the plain panko would acutally go better with a main dish that has a strong flavor. Really this recipe could - Read more ...
  7. I know it seems crazy that I am putting 5 stars on a cauliflower recipe! OMG it is so nummie- I can't stop thinking about it!
  8. I enjoyed this. I used olive oil instead of butter and mixed with the breadcrumbs and I didn't have lemon pepper Panko so I just added lemon pepper seasoning with herbs with the regular Panko.
  9. We LOVED THIS! I could not find the lemon pepper panko crumbs and later discovered that I was out of the plain panko crumbs so I just sprinkled the cauliflower w/ a little lemon pepper seasoning along with the salt and pepper a little garlic powder and a little crushed red pepper flakes (Thanks LTH!). - Read more ...

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