Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Bake

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a baking dish large enough to hold the mixture (about an 8-cup).
  • To make the topping: stir together the bread crumbs and melted butter, add in the cheese, mix well until combined; set aside.
  • Wash and trim the sprouts and cut an "X" in the bottom.
  • Cook the sprouts in boiling water for about 7-8 minutes, or until fairly tender.
  • Drain and plunge into ice water or very cold water (squeeze out any excess water with hands).
  • Place into prepared baking dish.
  • In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add in the thyme, fresh garlic (if using) and chopped onion; saute for 3-5 minutes until soft.
  • Add/whisk in flour, cook whisking for 5 minutes.
  • Add in half and half cream, seasoning salt and pepper; bring to a very light boil, and whisk continuously for about 6-7 minutes until mixture is smooth and thick.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Add in the gruyere cheese; stir until melted.
  • Pour the creamed mixture over the sprouts in the dish.
  • Sprinkle with the topping mixture.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown and bubbly.
  • Delicious!
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