veggie gratin

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  • Lots of veggies (try 1/2 cauliflower, 1 swede, 1 head broccoli, 4 carrots, 2
  • zucchini, 1 sweet potato or piece of pumpkin)
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 cups of milk
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup parmesean cheese, grated
  • 1 slice of multigrain toast (or 1/2 cup breadcrumbs)


  1. Pre heat oven to 180°C
  2. Cut veggies into chunks and steam till almost soft
  3. To make white sauce:  in a pan, melt butter on medium heat. Add flour and mix for 30 seconds. Add milk slowly and mix with a whisk until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in nutmeg
  4. Place veggies in oven proof dish, top with white sauce
  5. In a food processor blitz cheese and toast  (If using breadcrumbs, there is no need to do this) Sprinkle cheesy crumb mixture on top of veggies
  6. Bake on 180 degrees Celsius for 15-20 mins


Let the little helping hands decide what goes in, and they’re sure to eat it


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