Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin

Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin

 Making a broccoli and cauliflower gratin is a quick and easy way to add veggies to a meal. It’s healthy food with a little decadence! I usually make this to pair with a starchy or carb loaded dinner like spaghetti. I also like serving this simple vegetable gratin with a side of Asian mayo to get the flavors to pop even more. Balancing low fat and low calories dishes with heavier ones is something I do all the time, so Ben and I can maintain a healthy weight while still being able to indulge. The salami transforms itself when cooked in the oven; it becomes crispy and even saltier, with little pockets of fat melting in your mouth. 
 
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Broccoli and cauliflower gratin

cauliflower broccoli gratin
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Side
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Ingredients

  • 1 head broccoli (chopped bite size)
  • 1 head cauliflower (chopped bite size)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 slices American cheese
  • 3/4 cup pecorino cheese (freshly grated)
  • 8 slices salami
  • freshly ground pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Put the chopped broccoli, cauliflower and olive oil in a deep dish pan (I use a lasagna pan). Mix with your hands and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Break the sliced cheese with your fingers and spread evenly on top of the veggies. Do the same for the salami and sprinkle the pecorino over.
  4. Cook for 30-40 minutes, until veggies are slightly charred. Serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 852
  • Saturated Fat: 16
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