Broccoli and Cauliflower Casserole

Recipe by Marie
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil.
  • Add broccoli and cauliflower and cook just until tender.
  • Drain, reserving liquid.
  • Add milk to the vegetable liquid to measure 2 1/2 cups.
  • Turn vegetables into a shallow 2-quart baking dish.
  • Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in the saucepan over medium heat and lightly saute garlic, but do not brown it.
  • Blend in the flour, stirring until smooth and bubbly.
  • Gradually stir in milk mixture.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and smooth.
  • Season with the salt and pepper.
  • Pour sauce over broccoli and cauliflower.
  • Dot with remaining 1 to 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and paprika and sprinkle over vegetables.
  • Bake at 450° for about 20 minutes, until casserole is bubbly.
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