Spicy Cauliflower and Broccoli Gratin

Photo by Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 4 servings


1/4cup (1/2 stick) butter
1/4cup all-purpose flour
2cups 2 percent reduced-fat milk
2teaspoons spicy brown mustard
1/4teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon pepper
1/4teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 1/2cups shredded jalapeno cheddar cheese
2 (12-oz) bags frozen broccoli and cauliflower blend
1/2cup chopped green onions


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Slowly stir in milk. Bring to a simmer.
  2. Stir in mustard, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Add 1 1/4 cups cheese, a little at a time, stirring after each addition until melted. Remove from heat.
  3. Arrange broccoli and cauliflower blend in an 8-inch square casserole dish. Pour sauce over top. Sprinkle with an additional 1/4 cup cheese.
  4. Bake 30 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and browned on top. Sprinkle with green onions.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 410
  • Fat 21g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 570mg
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Fiber 8g
  • Protein 26g