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Three Cheese Vegetable Bake
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Three Cheese Vegetable Bake

A delicious combination of vegetables folded in a creamy sauce and sprinkled with parmesan makes Three Cheese Vegetable Bake a perfect accompaniment for roasts, sausages or just eat on its own. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Ashika | Gardening Foodie

Ingredients

  • 4 cups / 600g of frozen or assorted vegetables cut into large chunks a good selection is cauliflower, carrots, broccolli, butternut, baby marrow
  • 250 ml / 1 cup water
  • 3 Tablespoons / 60g butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup / 30g plain / cake / all purpose flour
  • 2 cups / 500 ml milk
  • ¼ teaspoon grated or ground nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup / 113g / 4oz grated cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup / 56 g / grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tablepoons / 10 g grated parmesan
  • ½ teaspoon peri peri spice optional
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder optional

Instructions

  • Steam the vegetables in salted water. Cook for about 5 to 10 minutes until cooked but slightly firm
  • Make the cheese sauce by melting butter in a pot over medium heat. Stir in flour,nutmeg and garlic powder . Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until bubbling. Remove from heat. Gradually stir in milk. Return to heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until mixture boils and thickens slightly. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in just ½ of each of the cheeses meaning use ½ cup cheddar cheese, ¼ cup /  mozzarella cheese 1 Tablespoon parmesan .
  • Season with salt and pepper and peri peri if using.
  • Drain the steamed vegetables in a colander and place in a lightly buttered ovenproof dish.
  • Fold in the cheese sauce and top with the remaining half of cheese.
  • Bake in the oven at 356°F / 180°C for about 10 minutes until the cheese is melted and golden brown. Serve warm

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg