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Broccoli Gratin With Crispy Onions

Broccoli Gratin With Crispy Onions
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  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • bunch broccoli, chopped (6 cups)
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 cup grated fontina
  • 1 cup French-fried onions


  1. Heat oven to 350° F. In a large saucepan over medium heat, whisk the butter and flour until smooth, 1 to 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in the milk until combined.
  2. Add the broccoli and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Increase the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the broccoli is tender, 8 to 12 minutes.
  3. Stir in the fontina and transfer to a 2-quart baking dish. Top with the onions and bake until browned, 5 to 7 minutes.
By September, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 361
  • Fat 25g
  • Sat Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 59mg
  • Sodium 624mg
  • Protein 16g
  • Carbohydrate 20g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Calcium 348mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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