Being a fan of meat and carbs of any variety, I feel as if I can never get enough vegetables in my diet.
Let's do a simple vegetarian cheese bake that I found in Classic Vegetarian Recipes, which as the name implies features easy to make, classic vegetarian dishes that are wonderfully illustrated with step by step photos.
I decided to modify the cauliflower bake into a broccoli and cauliflower bake.
You begin by sauteing shallots in butter. Meanwhile, steam the broccoli and cauliflower.
When the shallots are tender, add flour to the melted butter mixture to create a roux. Make sure you 'cook' the butter. Then add a cup of milk and a cup of shredded cheese (cheddar or swiss).
Put the broccoli and cauliflower into a baking dish. Pour the cheese mixture over the vegetables.
Top with a couple slices of cheese (I used swiss) and bake in a 350 F oven for 20 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Next Monday I'll show you the dish I paired with this...yes, it's meat.