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Cauliflower with Chive Butter

Cauliflower with Chive Butter
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Yield: Serves 4

Fresh chives are a lively complement to the flavor of steamed cauliflower.

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  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives


1. Separate the cauliflower into flowerets. Place them in a basket set over boiling water and steam the cauliflower for 20 to 30 minutes or until crisp-tender.
2. Meanwhile, combine the butter, lemon juice, mustard, salt, land cayenne in a small saucepan. Heat until the butter melts. Stir to blend and add the chives.
3. Transfer the steamed cauliflower to a serving bowl and pour on the chive butter. Serve immediately.

Updated Thursday, October 28th, 2010

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