BRUSSELS SPROUTS & CAULIFLOWER AU GRATIN

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

I received this recipe around Thanksgiving time, and what a perfect dish for that feast. But good food is good food any time of year, and this dish is perfect.
Recipe & photo: tasteofhome.com
01-19-15


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Serves:
8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4 c
fresh cauliflowerets
4 c
fresh brussels sprouts, quartered
4 slice
bacon, chopped
1 large
onion, chopped
4 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1-1/2 c
milk
2/3 c
half and half
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/2 c
panko bread crumbs
1/3 c
parmesan and romano cheese blend

Step-By-Step

1Place cauliflower and brussels sprouts in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.

2Cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels; reserve drippings. Saute onion and garlic in drippings until tender.

3Stir the flour into drippings until blended and gradually add the milk, half and half, and salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

4Stir in cauliflower mixure and bacon. Transfer to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake in a preheated 375ยบ oven for about 15 minutes.

5Combine bread crumbs and cheese blend. Uncover vegetables; sprinkle with bread crumb mixture. Continue baking, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American