Broccoli Blue Cheese Bake Recipe

Broccoli blue cheese bake

  • serves 4 as a side
  • Easy

Swap cauliflower for broccoli and get your greens in this comforting, cheesy side dish

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Make this broccoli bake for a side dish to go with your Sunday roast, or try our classic cauliflower cheese recipe here.

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Ingredients

  • broccoli 1 large head, broken into florets
  • butter 50g
  • plain flour 3 tbsp
  • whole milk 600ml
  • nutmeg a generous grating
  • mature cheddar 75g, grated
  • blue cheese 100g, crumbled

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Cook the broccoli florets for 2 minutes in lightly salted boiling water then drain really well. Tip into a 20cm x 30cm baking dish.

  • Step 2

    Heat the butter in a pan and, once foaming, tip in the flour and cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden and smelling nutty. Gradually add the milk a splash at a time while whisking, only adding more once the last has been incorporated, until you have a smooth sauce. Simmer gently for 5 minutes or until thickened slightly, stirring regularly. Stir in the nutmeg and cheddar, and season generously. Pour over the broccoli florets and crumble over the blue cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bubbling and caramelised.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 485
  • Fat 32.3g
  • Saturates 20.1g
  • Carbs 23.1g
  • Sugars 9.6g
  • Fibre 5.7g
  • Protein 23g
  • Salt 1.3g
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