Cheesy Cauliflower Broccoli Bake




Cook Time: 50 mins

Servings: 6




Ingredients

2 cups broccoli florets

2 cups cauliflower florets

1-1/2 cups white cheddar cheese, shredded and divided; 1 cup for sauce, 1/2 cup for topping

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 cup milk

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (more or less, to taste)

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9-inch by 11-inch baking dish.
  2. Melt butter in a sauce pot over medium heat. Sprinkle with flour and garlic powder and stir to coat. Pour in milk and heat until thickened, stirring often to avoid lumps.
  3. Remove from heat and add 1 cup cheese, salt and pepper. Whisk until sauce is smooth.
  4. Place broccoli and cauliflower in baking dish and cover with cheese sauce. Stir to coat.
  5. Sprinkle with reserved cheddar cheese and cover dish with aluminum foil. Bake 30-35 minutes or until vegetables are soft and cheese is bubbly. Remove foil and bake 10 minutes or until top is browned.