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Artichokes Du Barry    Veg    HT    ACC  35mins

Serves 4       Hot  Vegetarian  Vegetables   Accompaniment    Eggless



1 Small Cauliflower

Salt and White Pepper

1 x 400g/14 oz Tin of Artichoke Fronds

25g/1oz Butter

For the Sauce

25g/1oz Butter

25g/1oz Plain Flour

300ml/10 fl.oz. Milk

100g/4oz Cheddar, grated




1. Preheat the oven to 220C, 425F, Gas mark 7. Divide the cauliflower into florets, cutting away any large stalks. Cook in boiling salted water for 10 minutes until just tender.


2. Meanwhile, drain the artichokes, place in a saucepan with the butter and gently heat through.


3. Make the sauce by melting the butter in a saucepan and stirring in the flour. Cook for 1-2 minutes and remove from heat. Gradually stir in the milk, little by little, stirring all the time. Return to heat, bring to the boil, still stirring and cook for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in half the cheese and season to taste.


4. Place the artichokes in a greased ovenproof dish, top with a cauliflower floret then carefully pour the sauce over. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes until the cheese has melted and browned.


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