Broccoli, Cauliflower & Onion Au Gratin

Broccoli, Cauliflower & Onion Au Gratin

Cheese Sauce

30 g (1 oz) butter or margarine

30 ml (2 tbsp.) plain flour

2ml (1/2 tsp) salt

1ml (1/4 tsp) rosemary leaves, crushed

1 ml   (1/4 tsp) pepper

375 ml (13 fl oz) milk

100 g (4 oz) shredded  cheese

Pre -heat oven to 180°C.

In a saucepan melt 30 g (1 oz) butter; stir in flour, salt, rosemary and pepper. Cook over med. heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly (30 sec.).

Stir in milk. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil (4 to 5 min.)

Boil 1 min. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until smooth.  Set aside.

In greased shallow casserole or 23-cm (9-in) sq. baking dish place broccoli, cauliflower and a med. onion, cut into eighths.

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Stir in cheese sauce.

Topping

250 g (9 oz) fresh breadcrumbs

75 g (3 oz) butter or  margarine, melted

50ml (4 tbsp.) chopped fresh parsley

In small bowl stir together all topping ingredients.

Sprinkle over broccoli/ cauliflower  mixture.IMG_0975

Bake for 25 to 35 min. or until top is golden brown and broccoli / cauliflower  is crisply tender.IMG_0982

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