Hot Cauliflower with Shrimp

Posted by: Barb 10-04-99 7:02 AM

Hot Cauliflower with Shrimp

1 large cauliflower
2 cups milk
1/2 medium onion, minced
2 sprigs dill
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
2 cups cooked and shelled shrimp, chopped
1/4 cup heavy cream, whipped
12 cooked and shelled shrimp, whole
2 tablespoons minced dilled

Trim cauliflower, wash thoroughly and cook whole in boiling salted water.

Meanwhile make sauce: combine milk, onion and dill and bring to a boil. Strain milk and keep hot.

Melt butter, stir in flour and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly; do not brown. Stir hot milk into mixture and cook, stirring constantly until thickened and smooth then cook 2 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper. Add chopped shrimp and cook over low heat until heated through. Fold whipped cream into sauce.

Place hot cauliflower on hot serving dish and pour sauce over it. Decorate with whole shrimp and dill.

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