au Gratin HT HD Belgian 45mins
4 Hot Vegetables Pork Hors d'oeuvre Starter Appetizer Eggless Belgium Europe
2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
4 Belgian Endives, cored
25g/1oz Green Capsicum (sweet pepper) chopped
25g/1oz Red Capsicum (sweet pepper ) chopped
2 teasp Plain Flour
25g/1oz Grated Gruyere Cheese
1 tbsp Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
Salt and Pepper
4 thin slices Ham
Freshly chopped Parsley
1. Preheat the
oven to 180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the endives
and fry gently until lightly browned on all side. Remove them from the pan with
a slotted spoon and set aside.
2. Reheat the oil
in the frying pan, add the peppers and sauté gently until they begin to soften.
Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.
3. Add the flour
to the remaining oil in the pan and cook until lightly browned, stirring
4. Add the milk a
little at a time, mixing well between each addition and blend until the mixture
5. Remove the pan
from the heat, add the cheeses, salt and pepper and stir until well blended.
6. Stir in the
sautéed peppers. Set aside.
7. Wrap each
endive in a piece of ham and place in a shallow ovenproof dish side by side.
8. Cover with
cheese sauce and bake for about 20 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and brown.
Serve hot garnished with freshly chopped parsley.
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