Cheesy potato and cauliflower gratin

  • 4 to 6

This easy oven-bake can also be made with broccoli or courgettes, suitable from 8 months

Cheesy potato and cauliflower gratin
  • 150g cauliflower, chopped
  • 200g potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 40g unsalted butter
  • 250ml baby’s usual milk
  • 25g plain flour
  • 75g cheese, grated


  • Step 1

    Place the cauliflower and potatoes in a pan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for around 15 minutes until tender.

  • Step 2

    While they are cooking, melt the butter in a saucepan and add the flour. Stir slowly until a paste forms. Whisk in the milk and then simmer for 2 minutes until the mixture thickens.

  • Step 3

    Stir in the cheese, reserving a little, and vegetables.

  • Step 4

    Place the mixture in an oven-proof dish and sprinkle with grated cheese.

  • Step 5

    Cook under a medium grill until golden (about 10 minutes).

  • Step 6

    Mash to the required consistency.

  • This dish can be made with a variety of vegetables, such as broccoli and courgettes.

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