Tenderstem® au Gratin

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Created by Stuart Fox

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I am an avid cook. I cook what I like. Surprisingly, I cook what other people like! I love 'green' food which is fortunate as I also love green vegetables.Really couldn't do without them!!

  • Created by Stuart Fox
  • 12 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4

A simply baked Tenderstem® broccoli and cheese dish. Steamed Tenderstem® broccolli with a piquant cheese sauce.

Ingredients
  • 1 pack Tenderstem® broccoli
  • 4oz. Mature Chedder Cheese
  • 2 Tbsps Olives (stoned and roughly chopped)
  • Handful Flaked Almonds
  • For the white sauce
  • 1oz Plain Flour
  • 1oz Butter
  • 1 pint Milk
  • 1/4 tsp Grated Nutmeg
Method
  1. Steam the Tenderstem® Broccoli.

  2. Make the sauce by first melting the butter in a saucepan.

  3. When melted add the flour, mixing well.

  4. Add the milk slowly, beating all the time to produce a smooth glossy sauce.

  5. Add the chopped Olives.

  6. Grate the nutmeg into the sauce.

  7. Spoon the sauce over the Tenderstem® broccoli when it's tender.

  8. Grate the Nutmeg over the sauce.

  9. Grate the cheese.

  10. Bake in the oven at moderate heat (180 degree centigrade) for about 15 minutes.

  11. Enjoy!