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Winter Vegetable Croustade au Gratin

A hearty helping of vegetables is a perfect side or main dish for holiday dinners

April 8th, 2012

Recipe courtesy of All You Need is Cheese

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 cups (1 L) your choice of winter vegetables (carrots, turnips, rutabaga, celeriac, parsnips, potatoes, sweet potatoes, etc.), peeled and cut in 1 inch sticks or diced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) fennel seeds
  • 2 cups (500 mL) Canadian Old Cheddar, shredded
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter, melted
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread, crumbled or diced
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

  2. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion, garlic, vegetables and fennel seeds for 3 to 5 minutes or until onions and garlic are golden. Salt and pepper to taste and transfer to an ovenproof dish.

  3. In a bowl, combine cheese, melted butter, breadcrumbs and parsley. Salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Top vegetables evenly with cheese mixture. Bake 15 minutes or until vegetables are soft and cheese topping is golden and crusty.

Nutrients Per Serving

Energy: 390 cal, Protein: 15 g, Carbohydrate: 27 g, Fibre: 3.8 g, Fat: 26 g, Sodium: 481 mg, Calcium: 37%/404 mg

Winter Vegetable Croustade au Gratin