This Brussel Sprouts Au Gratin is creamy, delicious and baked to perfection in a mild cheesy white sauce. An easy side dish that's a great addition to the holidays or perfect to serve for date night or a special family dinner. Gluten Free, Easy.
Brussel Sprouts..... okay so it seems that most people either love these little mini cabbages or totally won't even give them a chance...
There seems to be no in between or convincing to those who say they don't like brussel sprouts.
I on the other hand, just happen to be on the spectrum of can't seem to get enough of them.
And so I've included them in this simple shaved Brussel sprouts salad and also these easy quick pan seared Brussel sprouts recipe.
Both of which would be wonderful additions to the Holiday menu....
But if you really want to convert the "non brussel sprouts lovers" in the group.... then show up with a pan of these creamy cheesy Brussel Sprouts Au Gratin.
Cause sometimes all it takes is covering veggies in a delicious au gratin and baking till bubbly & golden brown on top to win folks over. 😁
HOW TO MAKE BRUSSEL SPROUTS AU GRATIN
The first thing you'll want to do is prep all your ingredients.
And I find this true with almost any recipe... having everything chopped, diced and measured out just makes the process go so much smoother.
INGREDIENTS YOU'LL NEED FOR THIS AU GRATIN
- Brussel Sprouts
- Corn Starch
- Half & Half Cream
Then for the brussel sprouts you need to start by removing outer leaves, cutting off bottom stem and then slice in half.
Once you've done this you want to blanch them in a pot of salted boiling water.
While they are blanching you can start preparing the cheesy sauce. When the sprouts are done blanching just drain them well in put in a large casserole pan.
Once the cheese sauce is done you mix it with the brussel sprouts and then top with extra cheese.
Then pop it in a pre heated oven and bake till bubbly and golden brown.
HOW TO STORE BRUSSEL SPROUTS AU GRATIN
Allow it to cool thoroughly before covering and storing in the fridge if you don't plan to eat it same day.
You can also freeze it in smaller portions in airtight freezer bags or containers.
It will keep in a covered airtight container in the fridge for up to a week... and easily re heats.
MORE BRUSSEL SPROUTS INSPIRATION.....
Quinoa Brussels Sprouts Beet Salad
Brussel Sprouts and Mushroom Pizza
AND IF YOU TRY THIS RECIPE PLEASE BE SURE TO LET ME KNOW IN THE COMMENTS BELOW…..
I’d love to hear if you make this & how you like it. Plus please be sure to include a star rating.
Until next time- xoxo
Brussel Sprouts Au Gratin
- 2 lbs. brussels sprouts
- 3 tbsp. butter
- 2 tbsp. corn starch
- ½ cup chopped onion
- 1 ½ cups half & half cream
- 2 ½ cups Gruyere cheese divided
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees
- Meanwhile bring large pot of salted water to boil.
- Remove outer leaves from brussels sprouts, trim bottom and slice in half.
- Put brussels sprouts in boiling water and cook about 5-7 minutes(you just want to blanch them).
- Drain and place in casserole dish.
- Meanwhile melt butter in sauce pan over medium heat.
- Add corn starch and chopped onion and stir a couple minutes to form a roux.
- Add half & half cream and stir frequently till slightly thickened 3-5 mins.
- Add 2 cups of Grueyere cheese and stir until melted.
- Pour over brussels sprouts and stir to combine.
- Top with additional Grueyere cheese and place in preheated oven.
- Bake 25-30 minutes until cheese is bubbly and golden brown.
Updated- originally posted December 2016
Brussel sprouts are my favorite! I love what you've done with this recipe, I can't wait to try it out! Thank you for sharing!
Love this recipe, just as it is! I've made it a half dozen times now and it's always a hit.
Thanks Rita 😘 So glad to hear that and Thanks for stopping by to let me know.
I already love brussels sprouts and this dish looks amazing! Do you know if it can be made and refrigerated a day ahead before baking? I'm trying to get some dishes prepped today for dinner tomorrow night to save me alot of time in the kitchen tomorrow. Thanks for the awesome recipe! I'll be making it for the first time! ☺
Thanks Katrina and yes you could definitely make it ahead and re-heat the next day! Hope you and your family enjoy it 🙂
I'm sure you could use frozen if you can't find fresh. After you blanch them just let cool a minute and slice in half. Let me know how they turn out for you Angie. Happy Holidays 🙂
Having such a hard time finding fresh sprouts. Would frozen work?
Yes it was Lisa 🙂 🙂
Garlic + Zest
I love brussels -- but in a gratin like this-- ABSOLUTE HEAVEN!
Julie | Bunsen Burner Bakery
I love plain roasted brussels sprouts so much, I've never tried turing them into a gratin, but it always looks so delicious!
This could not possibly look any more delicious! I love love love Brussels sprouts, but my husband hates them so I always end up eating them all...poor me...wink wink! 😉
Thanks Lisa!! Yup poor you..haha
Bintu - Recipes From A Pantry
This would be great for a twist on the Christmas day sprouts
I love brussels sprouts and I love cheese, so I'm thinking this must be amazing! Can't wait to try it!
Not going to lie, I enjoy Brussels sprouts the way I enjoy most things. Smothered in cheese. Which isn't always the easiestway to find them in the world of B Sprouts. But you, my friend, have done the trick! This dish looks ah-mazing! I think this will even convince my kids to hop aboard the Brussels sprouts train!
Thanks Karly!! And yes smothered in cheese is the way to go. Hope the kiddos love these 🙂
Evi @ greenevi
Oh, Brussels sprouts, love them so much too! Never used them in a gratin before, but it's such a great idea, especially for Christmas! I think it would work also well with a nice aromatic vegan cheese <3
Thanks and Yes you could definitely sub with a vegan cheese!
I am starting to appreciate Brussels sprouts now, and we actually bought a stalk last Saturday at the farmers market. I'm thinking if they have a lot of cheese I am going to like them better. This recipe is a keeper ?.
Thanks! Hope you guys Enjoy 🙂 🙂
Stephanie | The Foodie and The Fix
I've never had Brussels sprouts gratin before, but these photos (and also cheese) are making me want this right now! Hope you're having a great start to the Christmas season, Stef!
Thanks Stephanie! This is one of my favorite ways to make Brussels Sprouts. And yes I'm slowly easing my way into the Holiday season!
Yup..We sure are like it or not! Hope you like my version and Yesss to Cheese 🙂
Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary
Happy December, girlfriend! I can hardly believe we are in the thick of the holidays, but here we are, right? 😉 I am OBSESSED with brussels sprouts au gratin! Like, literally it is one of my favorite holiday dishes! Obviously I MUST try your version! Gimme all the dang cheese! <3 Cheers!