Broccoli Au Gratin

Karie Houghton

By
@GettingStuffed

You've heard of potatoes au gratin…now enter broccoli minus the potato. Such a fabulous side dish minus the excessive carbs.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 lb
broccoli, cut into florets
4 c
water or broth
1 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
butter
2 tsp
flour
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
garlic pepper
1 c
parmesan cheese, shredded
1 c
monterey jack cheese, shredded
2 Tbsp
panko bread crumbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 350°F.
2
In a large pot, bring water and salt to a rolling boil. Add the broccoli and cook until it is crisp tender, about 5 minutes.
3
In a small sauce pan, melt the butter and whisk in the flour to form a roux. Turn heat down to low.
4
Drain the broccoli, reserving 1 cup of the water.
5
Whisk the reserved water into the roux and bring to a boil over medium heat. Simmer until thickened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the nutmeg, pepper, ¾ cup Parmesan cheese and all of the Monterey Jack cheese.
6
Place the broccoli in a shallow baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over and top with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese and the Panko bread crumbs.
7
Bake for 15 minutes at 350°F and broil on low for about 5 minutes until browned on top.

Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy