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Brussel Sprouts Gratin with Mornay Sauce July 9, 2013

Filed under: Sides — tiffanyrose913 @ 1:07 am

I wanted to make a nice veggie side dish for our father’s day barbeque , and brussel sprouts are my favorite vegetable, so this was fantastic! Was perfect with our steak cookout for all the dads 🙂
brussel sprouts mornay

Brussel Sprout Gratin with Dijon Mornay Sauce

about 1.5 pounds of Brussels sprouts, halved with stems cut off
2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons flour
1.5 cups milk
1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1 cup aged white cheddar cheese
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 cup cream cheese
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
panko breadcrumbs
black pepper to taste

1.Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees

2. boil a pot of water and blanche brussel sprouts until they turn bright green for about 2 minutes and set aside

3. Melt butter over medium heat and incorporate flour with a whisk, then whisk in milk and bring to a boil then turn down heat until sauce thickens

4. Stir in cheese, salt cream cheese and dijon until fully mixed

5. Add brussel sprouts to mornay sauce, then entire mixture to baking dish

6. Toss brussel sprouts in panko breadcrumbs in dish to coat them

7. Bake in oven for 40 minutes – you can add more cheese if you want 10 minutes before they are done for extra crust


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