here is an excellent side dish that can be made with Brussels sprouts, broccoli, or asparagus. Brussels sprouts gratin is a dish for those of you who think you don’t like Brussels sprouts or haven’t even tasted them in a long time.
this dish is spectacular. how can you go wrong with cheese, cream and panko?
to make the dish, preheat the oven to 400 degrees. prepare a 2 quart baking dish with canola spray. bring a pot of water to a boil. use one pound of Brussels sprouts, with the stems and outer leaves removed. cook sprouts until tender about 8 to 10 minutes.
drain the sprouts and chop into chunks. transfer them to the baking dish and toss with a pinch of red pepper flakes. salt and pepper to taste. pour 1/2 cup heavy cream over the dish. sprinkle with 1/2 cup grated white cheddar cheese. and then top with panko and 2 tablespoons unsalted butter cut into pieces.
bake the gratin until bubbly and golden brown, about 15 minutes. serve with chicken, fish, pork or beef for your vegetable side dish. i promise your guests will love this dish.
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