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Cauliflower and broccoli cheese bake

Cauliflower and broccoli cheese bake


Easy cauli cheese gets an upgrade in this tasty veggie bake. We've added broccoli for colour and a bit of English mustard for a kick.

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 35 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1384kj 333kcal
  • Fat
    Med 29%
  • Saturates
    High 62%
  • Sugar
    Low 29%
  • Salt
    Low 29%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 19.7g


  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 50g plain flour
  • 600ml semi skimmed milk
  • 1 tsp English mustard
  • 75g Gruyre or Cheddar cheese, finely grated
  • 1/2 head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/ fan 170°C/Gas 5
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the flour and cook for a couple of minutes. Add a little of the milk and stir, then gradually add the rest of the milk, stirring all the time
  3. Cook gently until you have a smooth sauce. Add the mustard and half of the cheese
  4. Steam the broccoli and cauliflower until just cooked but still with some bite. Put into an ovenproof dish
  5. Pour the sauce over the top
  6. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over and bake for 15 minutes until golden

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