Jerusalem Artichokes Au Gratin Recipe

jerusalem artichokes au gratin

A quick and easy vegetarian meal on its own or as an accompaniment.

Ingredients for Jerusalem Artichokes Au Gratin:

  • 1 ½ lbs Jerusalem Artichokes
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Lemon juice
  • Breadcrumbs for the top
  • 1/2 oz butter
  • 1/2 oz flour
  • 1/2 pint of milk
  • 4 ozs grated mature cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon or English mustard

Method for Jerusalem Artichokes Au Gratin:

  1. Scrub and peel the artichokes.  Drop into a pan of salted water to which has been added a little lemon juice.  Boil gently until just tender. Drain well and turn into a oven-proof dish.
  2. Make the cheese sauce by melting the butter in a pan and adding the flour.  Blend well and let the roué cook for a minute of two over a low flame.  Add the the milk, 3 ozs of the grated cheese and mustard along with salt and pepper and stir constantly until the sauce thickens.
  3. Pour the cheese sauce over the artichokes, sprinkle the top with breadcrumbs and the other 1 oz of grated cheese and brown under a hot grill or the the top part of an hot oven for about 20 minutes.  Serve piping hot.

A quick and easy vegetarian meal on its own or as an accompaniment – especially good with bean burgers.

Serves 4.

Posted in Artichoke, Vegetable Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, All Recipes

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