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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place 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.
2
Cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels; reserve drippings. Saute onion and garlic in drippings until tender.
3
Stir 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.
4
Stir 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.
5
Combine 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