These cheesy brussels sprouts are perfect as a side for sunday roasts or devoured on its own😋 recipe below👇
brussels sprouts gratin | serves 4
350g (12oz) brussels sprouts, halved
1 tsp tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp shallots, finely chopped
2 tsp all purpose flour
2dl (1cup) milk
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
50g (2oz) parmesan, grated
50g (2oz) gruyere cheese, grated
1️⃣ preheat oven to 200(°c) 400°f. add brussels sprouts to a casserole and season with salt and pepper. drizzle some olive oil over the brussels and roast in oven for 25 mins.
2️⃣ meanwhile, heat a medium nonstick pan over medium heat. add butter and let it melt. todd in the shallots and cook for approx 4 mins. add the flour and stir. let it cook for about 2 mins. pour in the milk and stir. until the roux is incorporated into the milk. cook until the sauce thickens. turn down heat and season with salt and pepper. mix in parmesan at the end.
3️⃣ pour the sauce over the brussels sprouts. top with gruyere cheese and bake for 15 mins. let it sit for 10 mins before serving.
👨🏼🍳 you know you can add the liquid to the roux (butter and flour) when it smells like pie crust 🥧
👨🏼🍳 i use the same recipe for the bechamel sauce when making lasagna🇮🇹