Carrots and peas au gratin

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Sliced carrots
2 tablespoons Water
1 pack Frozen peas; (10 Oz)
2 tablespoons Butter or margarine
2 tablespoons Flour
1 cup Milk
½ cup Cheddar Cheese; shredded
1 tablespoon Butter
½ cup Seasoned bread crumbs

Place carrots and water in a 2 quart casserole. Cover. Microwave at high (100%) until crisp tender, 4½ to 5 minutes. Puncture the box of frozen peas with a fork Place on paper towel in microwave oven. Microwave at high (100%) 4 minutes. Place 2 tablespoons butter in a small bowl. Microwave at high (100%) until melted, 30 to 45 seconds. Stir in flour and blend in milk Microwave at medium high (70%) until thickened, 3 ½ to 4 minutes, stirring twice during cooking time. Stir in cheese. Drain carrots. Mix peas and carrots. Pour cheese sauce over vegetables. Mix 1 tablespoon butter with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over cheese sauce. Microwave at medium high (70%) until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

Recipe by: diane@...

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 646 by Diane Geary <diane@...> on Jan 30, 1998

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