Put together our cheesy Vegetables au Gratin recipe tonight! Warm gooey cheese, carrots, asparagus and kale make this the perfect side dish.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 10 servings
1 lb. carrot s (about 8), peeled, diagonally cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1 lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 3-inch lengths
3 Tbsp. butter, divided
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. flour
1-1/2 cups milk
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
1 pkg. (5 oz.) baby kale (about 6 cups)
6 round buttery cracker s, coarsely crushed
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 375ºF.
Cook carrots in large pan of boiling water 4 min., adding asparagus to the boiling water for the last 2 min.; drain. Rinse vegetables under cold water; drain well.
Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 min. Add flour; cook and stir 1 min. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to boil, stirring constantly. Continue to cook and stir until thickened. Add pepper Jack cheese; cook 1 to 2 min. or until melted, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add kale and cooked vegetables; stir until evenly coated with sauce.
Spoon into 1-1/2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray. Melt remaining butter; toss with combined cracker crumbs and Parmesan. Sprinkle over vegetable mixture.
Bake 20 min. or until heated through.
Substitute your favorite KRAFT Shredded Cheese for the Pepper Jack cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
10 servings, 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.