Mustard Greens and Cambozola Gratin

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  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 bunches mustard greens, trimmed, washed and blanched

4 Tbs. butter

4 Tbs. flour

2 1/2 cups milk

2 minced shallots

1 sprig fresh thyme

4 oz. cambozola cheese, crumbled

1 baguette, thinly sliced, oiled seasoned and toasted

freshly grated nutmeg

ground cayenne pepper

salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Butter a two-quart gratin or casserole dish, set aside. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium high heat. Whisk in flour and cook and whisk for 3 minutes. Stir in shallots and sprig of thyme. Slowly whisk in milk and then cambozola cheese, nutmeg, cayenne, salt and pepper. Taste for seasoning. 
  2. Make a layer of baguette slices in the bottom of the buttered gratin dish. Top that with blanched and squeezed-dry mustard greens. Pour milk mixture all over the top. Bake for 45 minutes until bubbling.