Cauliflower and Broccoli Bake with No Cheese Sauce

Cauliflower and Broccoli Bake with No Cheese Sauce

This recipe was created in memory of all those Sundays when we had broccoli, cauliflower and white cheese sauce as a side for lunch!  It used to be the only way I could eat broccoli and cauliflower. How times have changed!

Cauliflower and Broccoli Bake with No Cheese Sauce

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes


  • 2 cups chopped cauliflower and/or broccoli, sprinkled with salt
  • 1 cup No Cheese sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cassava/tapioca flour
  • 1 teaspoon coconut flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Herbamare salt

No Cheese Sauce

  • ½ cup cooked sweet potato
  • ½ cup cooked butternut squash
  • 1 red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fried chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 3 teaspoons Herbamare salt
  • 2 pinches cayenne pepper
  • 3 teaspoons onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, preferably odourless
  • 3 ½ tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice


  • Steam the cauliflower and/or broccoli for 10-15 minutes until al dente.
  • Add all the ingredients for the No Cheese Sauce to a high speed blender and blend on high until well mixed and smooth.
  • Blend 1 cup No Cheese sauce, eggs, cassava/tapioca flour, coconut flour and salt in a blender until well mixed.
  • Put the cauliflower and/or broccoli pieces in an oven dish, and pour the mixture over it. Mix gently so that the sauce covers everything.
  • Sprinkle with paprika, salt and pepper and bake at 150C for 45-60 minutes or until set.


Another way to use the No Cheese Sauce is to steam 1 big head of cauliflower or broccoli for 10-15 minutes, cut into florets, simply pour the sauce on top and enjoy!

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