Cauliflower and broccoli gratin

A delicious side dish or a delightful dinner. Certainly something you can prepare with a big bowl of lettuce salad. Every bite feels like you’re taking a bite out of a cloud.

Preparation: 15 min                                  Cook time: 30 min                                  Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 800 g cauliflower
  • 800 g broccoli
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 0,3 l milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 100 g Parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste

cauliflower-and-broccoli-gratin

How to

  1. Preheat the oven to 200° C. Butter a square casserole bowl.
  2. Clean and slice the cauliflower and broccoli. Steam the vegetables for 5 min until soft.
  3. Dry the vegetables and place them in the buttered casserole bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. In a medium sauce pan add butter and flour over low heat. Stir while adding milk. Add salt, pepper and nutmeg until thick. Mix in 3 egg yolks. Let it cool down. Mix 3 egg whites until stiff and manually stir them in with the cooled down egg yolk mixture.
  5. Pour the mixture over vegetables and top it with grated Parmesan cheese. Bake the vegetables in a preheated oven for 30 min. Serve as a side dish with grilled chicken breast or as a dish itself.
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