CHEESY CAULIFLOWER AND BROCCOLI BAKE
Garden fresh cauliflower and Broccoli with a cheesy topping, baked in a white sauce with seasonings. Serve with Mashed Potatoes, steamed fresh garden vegetables, Tartar Sauce and Garlic bread.
2 cups each broccoli and cauliflower florets
2 cups milk
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon mixed herbs
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese or mixed with mozzarella
1 or 2 tablespoons butter
Boil the cauliflower and broccoli separately in a little water with a pinch of salt till just cooked.
Strain and keep aside
Boil the milk in a saucepan till boiling.
Make a paste of the flour and salt with a little water and add to the boiling milk.
Reduce heat and mix well.
Mix in half the shredded cheese and continue to cook on Low heat till the mixture thickens.
Pour the mixture over the boiled broccoli and cauliflower and mix well.
Transfer to 2 buttered oven proof dishes.
Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.
Preheat oven to 180C for 10 minutes.
Bake at 180C for 20 minutes till brown on top