Monday, January 14, 2019

Brussels Gruyere

This delicious Brussels Gruyere recipe would be a perfect addition to any  special occasion meal. Makes 6 servings

16 oz. fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed of outer leaves and  cut in half
1/4 tsp. salt
Black pepper to taste
Olive oil spray
1/2 tbsp. butter
1/4 tsp. onion powder
2 tsp. of  All  Purpose flour
3/4 cup milk
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dried Thyme
1 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
2 oz. grated Gruyere cheese divided

Preheat  oven to 400*F. Spray  a 8 x 8 casserole dish  with  olive oil.  Add the Brussesl sprouts  and  season with salt and pepper. Spray more  Olive oil over the Brussels sprouts and place in the  lower rack of the oven.  Bake 15 minutes, toss and bake another 10 minutes and remove from the oven.
While  baking the Brussels  sprouts, heat a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add butter and let melt and then add the onion powder and cook for 2 minutes. Sprinkle the flour over the butter and onion powder mixture to make a roux whisking for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the milk and stir with a wooden spoon until the roux is  incorporated into the milk. Cook  over med. low heat for about 4 minutes, stirring  until the sauce thickens. Add the dried thyme, Parmesan and half of the Gruyere cheese  into the white sauce and stir  until the cheese is melted and is incorporated into the sauce.
Pour the sauce  over the Brussels sprouts  and top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 15 minutes until the cheese is lightly  browned and bubbly.

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