LEEK AND CAULIFLOWER GRATIN

6
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I have some fresh leeks and cauliflower coming from my organic delivery company this week, so I went looking for a recipe to use both. I was happily surprised to find this one which also uses cheese--my biggest love! Making it in just a few days!
Recipe: laaloosh.com
01-21-15

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 large
    leeks, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 medium
    head cauliflower, trimmed and chopped into florets
  • 1/2 c
    panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    milk or half and half
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make LEEK AND CAULIFLOWER GRATIN

Step-by-Step

  1. Place leeks and cauliflower into a greased 3-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. In a medium saucepan melt butter over medium-high heat. Add the flour and whisk constantly until butter and flour are combined. Slowly whisk in the milk and bring to a boil, whisking frequently until slightly thickened. Season with salt and pepper if desired.
  3. Stir in cheese and whisk until melted; remove from heat.
  4. Pour the cheese sauce evenly over leeks and cauliflower. Sprinkle with Panko crumbs on top.
  5. Cover and place in a preheated 375º oven for about 45 minutes until vegetables are tender and sauce is bubbling. Remove cover and cook another 8-10 minutes to brown the breadcrumbs. Cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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About LEEK AND CAULIFLOWER GRATIN

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




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