Carrots and Beans Au Gratin
Category : Vegetables
6 carrots, cut into sticks
500 g green beans, sliced 1 lb
25 ml butter 2 tbsp
25 ml flour 2 tbsp
2 ml dry mustard 1/2 tsp
1 ml salt 1/4 tsp
pepper to taste
250 ml milk 1 cup
125 ml cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 cup
125 ml dry fine bread crumbs 1/2 cup
25 ml butter, melted 2 tbsp

Cook carrots in boiling water for 5 minutes. Add beans; continue cooking until vegetables are just tender, about 5 minutes; drain. Melt butter in small saucepan. Sprinkle in flour, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir to blend, whisk in milk. Return to moderate heat; cook, stirring constantly, until boiling, thickened and smooth. Add cheese; stir until melted.

Put hot vegetables in greased baking dish. Pour sauce over. Combine bread crumbs and melted butter; mix lightly with a fork. Sprinkle over all. Place under broiler and broil until crumbs are lightly browned.

Serves 6