An easy and crowd-pleasing homey dish with a yogurt twist.

Savory Cauliflower Gratin with Sweet Onions

An easy and crowd-pleasing homey dish with a yogurt twist.

Ready In: 50 mins

Level: Medium

Prep: 5 mins

Cook: 45 mins

Yields: 6 Servings


  • 1 T butter
  • 3/4 c sweet onion - julienne
  • 1 t minced garlic
  • 1/2 t kosher salt
  • 1 c baby spinach leaves or larger spinach cut into wide ribbons
  • 1 head cauliflower - divide into florets
  • 1 c Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
  • 2 T flour
  • 1/4 c grated cheddar cheese
  • Freshly cracked black pepper

  • Optional topping

  • 1/2 c panko crumbs
  • 2 T grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 T chopped parsley


Step 1

Melt butter in a small sauté pan over medium heat.

Step 2

Add onions and garlic and slowly caramelize for 15-20 minutes lowering heat if necessary and stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Season with salt near the end of cooking and at the last minute add and wilt spinach.

Step 4

Remove from heat.

Step 5

Blanch cauliflower in boiling water 3-4 minutes.

Step 6

Drain and cool.

Step 7

Whisk together the yogurt and flour.

Step 8

Stir in the cheese, salt and pepper.

Step 9

Toss yogurt mixture with cauliflower and caramelized onions and spinach.

Step 10

Place in baking dish.

Step 11

Mix together panko, parmesan cheese, oliv oil, and parsley and sprinkle over the top.

Step 12

Bake 375°for 20 minutes.