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Brussels sprout gratin

Brussels sprout gratin

We can't think of a better seasonal side to enjoy over the Christmas period than this blue cheese sprout gratin recipe, from Riverford.

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brussel sprout gratin


Serves 4, prep 10 mins, cook 50 mins

  • 500g brussels sprouts, trimmed & outer leaves removed
  • 2 red onions, peeled & cut lengthways into 6-8 wedges with the root intact
  • a few thyme sprigs
  • olive oil
  • 100g blue cheese eg. Cropwell Bishop Stilton or Caws Cenarth perl las blue
  • 25g dried breadcrumbs (ideally panko for added crunch)


Preheat the oven to 190˚C.

Toss the onions in a baking dish with the thyme sprigs and just enough oil to coat.

Season with salt and pepper and roast for 15 mins.

Meanwhile, bring a pan of water to the boil. Add the sprouts and cook for 4 mins. Drain, then toss with the onions.

Roast for 15-20 mins, until the sprouts are just starting to crisp up a little.

Crumble over the blue cheese and sprinkle with the breadcrumbs. Roast for 10-15 mins, until the breadcrumbs are golden. Tuck in and enjoy!

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