Broccoli Gratin
Recipe type: Vegetable
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Serves: serves 6
Tender broccoli mixed with a homemade cheese sauce and topped with breadcrumbs.
  • 6 c. broccoli florets
  • 3 T. butter
  • 1 c. breadcrumbs
  • ⅓ c. Parmesan cheese
  • ½ c. onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 T. flour
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 c. extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 t. black pepper
  • 1 T. Dijon mustard
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Steam the broccoli in a steamer basket or in a microwave steamer bag until tender crisp. Place the broccoli in a 9 x 9 baking dish.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a medium microwave safe dish. Remove from the microwave and add the breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese. Mix well and set aside.
  4. In a medium saucepan melt the remaining butter. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add in the milk and cook, stirring frequently, until the mixture thickens, about 4 minutes.
  7. Stir in the cheddar cheese, pepper, and mustard and cook until the cheese is melted, about 2 minutes.
  8. Pour the cheese sauce over top of the broccoli and mix to coat. Sprinkle with the breadcrumb mixture.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes before serving.
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