Brussels Sprouts in Cheese Sauce

Total Time:
45 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
35 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk, warmed
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch cayenne
Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Place Brussels sprouts in saucepan with enough water to cover. Add juice. Simmer, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes, until tender. Drain.

Meanwhile, melt butter in small saucepan. Stir in flour; cook 1 to 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in milk; cook, whisking, until sauce thickens, about 2 minutes. Stir in cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cayenne.

Transfer Brussels sprouts to a 1-quart casserole. Pour sauce over top. Bake in for 20 minutes or until heated through.


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