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Carrots Au Gratin

I'm an onion lover, so I sometimes double the amount called for in this recipe.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 5 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons crushed cornflakes

Directions

  • Place 1 in. of water in a saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until carrots are almost tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute onion in 3 teaspoons butter until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from heat; stir in cheese and parsley until cheese is melted. Drain carrots; add to sauce.
  • Transfer to a greased 2-cup baking dish. Melt remaining butter; stir in cornflakes. Sprinkle over carrots. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 266 calories, 17g fat (11g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 608mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

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