Cauliflower with Dijon Mustard Sauce

Creamy soy milk with the combination of Dijon mustard in this dish makes it an exceptional side dish. The mustard sauce is a nice color contrast to the cauliflower.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 3⁄4 lb. cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 4 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1⁄2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 1⁄2 cups soy milk
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Steam cauliflower until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add flour, stirring constantly. Continue cooking for one minute, still stirring. Add mustard. Stir until mixed thoroughly. Gradually add soy milk, whisking continuously until it thickens into a smooth sauce. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Place cauliflower in a medium-sized ovenproof dish. Pour sauce on top then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place dish under a preheated broiler for 5 minutes. Top will become lightly browned.