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Mixed Vegetable Mornay

Mixed Vegetable Mornay is one of the creamiest and best side dishes I serve regularly – and NO leftovers ever ! Mixed vegetables in cheese sauce with a crusty cheese topping

Mixed Vegetable Mornay is one of the creamiest and best side dishes I serve regularly - and NO leftovers ever ! Mixed vegetables in cheese sauce with a crusty cheese topping

This Vegetable Mornay is one of the very best sides I serve regularly – ever had Haddock Mornay or Lobster Mornay ? If not, you are totally missing out !

Same amazing taste and saucy (double the Mornay sauce if you like it even saucier). We had this last night as a side dish with some meatballs and Basmati rice for dinner.

Mixed Vegetable Mornay is one of the creamiest and best side dishes I serve regularly - and NO leftovers ever ! Mixed vegetables in cheese sauce with a crusty cheese topping

This is another recipe, slightly adapted by me, from one of my favorite cookbook authors, Annette Human. We have this several times a month and never tire of the taste.

Even kids, with fussy tastes concerning vegetables, should like this ( .. I did say should..). My kids loved it from the very first time I made the recipe and we never have any leftovers.

I can honestly say that is not the case with most of the vegetable side dishes I serve them.

Mixed Vegetable Mornay is one of the creamiest and best side dishes I serve regularly - and NO leftovers ever ! Mixed vegetables in cheese sauce with a crusty cheese topping #Vegetables #SideDish

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What I like most of this dish, is that you can cook the vegetables ahead of time, the day before a big dinner perhaps, and keep the cooked vegetables in a sealed container.

No need to refrigerate, unless the weather is very hot, then I prefer to keep cooked food in the refrigerator until needed.

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Mixed Vegetable Mornay

Mixed Vegetable Mornay
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Mixed Vegetable Mornay is one of the creamiest and best side dishes I serve regularly - and NO leftovers ever ! Mixed vegetables in cheese sauce with a crusty cheese topping
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South-African
Keyword: vegetables in sauce
Servings: 8 Servings
Author: Linda Nortje
Ingredients
  • 750 g Mixed Vegetables cooked ( 1 1/2 pounds ) - see note below
  • 4 TB Unsalted Butter
  • 5 TB Flour
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 t Mustard Powder
  • 1/4 t Salt
  • 1/2 t Black Pepper
  • 1/4 t Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 cups Cheddar Cheese grated, divided
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Breadcrumbs
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 200 deg C (400 deg F) – spray a large oven dish with cooking oil
  2. Drain the cooked Vegetables and place in the prepared oven dish
  3. Melt the Butter over medium heat in a saucepan – add the Flour and stir to form a paste – slowly add the Milk, stirring all the time (scrape the side and bottom of the pot) until smooth – add the Chicken stock, Mustard, Salt, Black Pepper and Nutmeg – keep stirring to prevent lumps forming
  4. Reduce heat to low and cook until sauce has thickened 2-3 minutes – Remove from heat and add 3/4 cup Cheddar, stir until all the cheese has melted
  5. Pour the Mornay sauce over the Vegetables in the oven dish
  6. Combine the remaining Cheddar and Breadcrumbs – sprinkle over the sauce – bake 20 minutes until the Cheese has melted and the top is golden
Recipe Notes
  • I use a frozen mix of vegetables – corn, peas, carrots and beans
  • Source: Spyskaarte vir Elke Seisoen 

Serve as a side dish to any meal.

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