Cauliflower And Broccoli Gratin

Total Time
30 mins

This is a great dish worthy of a special occasion that can be served as a side dish or as a traditional casserole. Broccoli is known to keep you young, and when prepared like this, it’s healthy, creamy and crowd-pleasing.

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  • 50g butter
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 500ml (2 cups) milk
  • 70g (1 cup) grated parmesan
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1kg cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 850g broccoli, cut into florets


  1. Heat the butter in a saucepan over medium heat until foaming. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes until the mixture bubbles.
  2. Remove from heat and add milk, stirring constantly until smooth. Return to medium heat and cook, stirring for 5 minutes until sauce boils. Remove from heat. Stir in one-third of the parmesan. Season with salt and pepper. Place non-stick baking paper on the surface of the sauce and set aside.
  3. Cook the cauliflower and broccoli in a saucepan of salted boiling water for 7 minutes until tender. Drain. Place in a large, shallow dish.
  4. Preheat grill. Pour sauce over vegetables and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cook under grill, about 10cm from heat source, for 5 minutes until brown. Serve while hot.

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