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Purple sprouting broccoli with cheesy sauce

06/02/2012 0 Comment(s) General News,


· 5 stems purple sprouting broccoli

· salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the cheese sauce

· 150ml/7fl oz double cream

· 100g/3½ Brie, chopped

· ½ tsp mustard powder

· ½ tsp fresh thyme leaves

· 1 free-range egg yolk

· salt and freshly ground black pepper


Prepare the Ingredients

1. Place the purple sprouting into a saucepan of salted boiling water and boil for 3-4 minutes. Remove from the water and place into a bowl of iced water to prevent further cooking. Drain the broccoli and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

2. For the sauce, place the cream, Brie, mustard and thyme into a small frying pan over a low heat and gently cook, until melted together.

3. Add the egg yolk and stir until thickened, then season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

4. To serve, place the purple sprouting broccoli onto a warm plate and pour over the cheese sauce.