Broccoli au Gratin
Prep: 10 min, Cook: 30 min.
- 1 lb. broccoli florets
- 2 Tbs. plus 2 tsp. olive oil
- 2 Tbs. all purpose flour
- 2 cups skim milk, warm
- 1/4 tsp. white pepper
- 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
- 1/4 lb. shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup plain breadcrumbs
Preheat oven to 350°F. Place broccoli in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 5 minutes. Arrange broccoli in a casserole dish and set aside. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Very gradually whisk in milk. Season with white pepper, nutmeg and salt to taste. Cook 5-7 minutes, whisking frequently, or until sauce thickens and is smooth. Pour sauce over broccoli. Sprinkle with cheese and breadcrumbs and bake 15 minutes or until top is lightly browned.
Per serving: calories 336, fat 19.8g, 52% calories from fat, cholesterol 32mg, protein 16.7g, carbohydrates 24.7g, fiber 3.8g, sugar 8.8g, sodium 385mg, diet points 8.1.
Dietary Exchanges: Milk: 0.5, Vegetable: 1.1, Fruit: 0.0, Bread: 0.8, Lean meat: 1.0, Fat: 3.1, Sugar: 0.0, Very lean meat protein: 0.0
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