Cauliflower Bake

            Cauliflower Bake

1 large cauliflower, cut into flowerets
½ tsp salt
3 cups water
¼ cup butter, melted
1 T sugar
½ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
1 cup round buttery cracker crumbs
1 ½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
1 medium onion, chopped
½ cup chopped green bell pepper
1 (16 oz) can whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil.  Cover, reduce heat, and cook 5 minutes or until tender; drain.  Set aside.
Combine butter and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in cauliflower, 1 cup cheese, onion, bell pepper, and tomatoes.  Spoon into lightly greased companion or individual baking dishes.
Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.  Sprinkle with remaining ½ cup cheese, and bake additional minutes.   Yield:  6 servings.

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