Broccoli Au Gratin

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Broccoli Au Gratin

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven 350°F.
  • 2In a large pot, bring water and salt to a rolling boil. Add the broccoli and cook until it is crisp tender, about 5 minutes.
  • 3In a small sauce pan, melt the butter and whisk in the flour to form a roux. Turn heat down to low.
  • 4Drain the broccoli, reserving 1 cup of the water.
  • 5Whisk 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.
  • 6Place 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.
  • 7Bake for 15 minutes at 350°F and broil on low for about 5 minutes until browned on top.

    Serve immediately.

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About Broccoli Au Gratin

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