Carrot and Blue Cheese Gratin

Carrot and Blue Cheese Gratin

Carrot and Blue Cheese Gratin

Just follow the simple steps below to prepare a carrot and blue cheese gratin, an easy and comforting recipe perfect for winter.

November 6, 2018

Dietary Consideration

serves for

4

total time

1 HR 0 MIN

ingredients

butter
2 tbsp, plus extra for greasing
leek
2 small, trimmed, halved and washed
carrot
4 medium, peeled and thinly sliced on the bias
Milk
350 ml, whole
Whipping cream
250 ml
blue cheese
150 g, e. g. Stilton or Roquefort, crumbled
sunflower seeds
2 tbsp
Thyme
1 tbsp, leaves
salt
Pepper
black, freshly ground

Preparation

How to make a tasty Carrot and Blue Cheese Gratin 

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (160° fan)  | gas 4.
  • Grease a round baking dish with a little butter.
  • Melt 2 tbsp butter in a casserole dish set over a medium heat.
  • Add the leeks, carrots, and a pinch of salt, sweating for 5-6 minutes until just softened.
  • Arrange the vegetables in the greased baking dish.
  • Whisk together the milk, cream, and blue cheese in a measuring jug with some salt and pepper.
  • Pour over the vegetables in the dish.
  • Scatter the top with the sunflower seeds and thyme leaves.
  • Season the top with a little salt and pepper.
  • Bake for about 35-45 minutes until golden-brown on top and bubbling at the edges.
  • Remove from the oven and let stand briefly before serving.

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