Festive Brussels Sprouts Au Gratin

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"Brussels Sprouts are always a good accompaniment for an autumn, winter, or Holiday meal. Here in this recipe Gruyere or Swiss cheese, white wine Worcestershire sauce, and Parmesan elevate plain ole sprouts to something more special."

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (181.5 g)
  • Calories 808.5
  • Total Fat - 79.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 27.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 95.1 mg
  • Sodium - 397 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 2.9 g
  • Protein - 16.5 g
  • Calcium - 209.8 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Combine breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese; set aside.

Step 2

Wash brussels sprouts; remove discolored leaves. Trim ends, and cut in half lengthwise. Cook sprouts in boiling water to cover 12 minutes or until barely tender.

Step 3

Drain and place in a lightly greased 1 1/2 quart gratin dish or an 11" x 7" x 1 1/2" baking dish. Set aside.

Step 4

Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

Step 5

Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly.

Step 6

Add Gruyere cheese and next 3 ingredients, stirring until cheese melts.

Step 7

Spoon sauce over brussels sprouts; sprinkle with breadcrumb mixture and paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 350-degrees-F for 20 minutes or until browned and bubbly.

NOTE: 3 [10 oz.] pkgs. of frozen brussels sprouts may be substituted for the fresh. Prepare according to the package directions before assembling the casserole


No special items needed.

4 Reviews


After reading the reviews, made this recipe with the end of my fresh sprouts from the farm. Absolutely delish! I did use Balderson's Old White Cheddar as that is what I had on hand. Keeping this recipe for sure. Thanks for sharing!


review by:
(10 Dec 2020)


I have very few things that are my absolute all time favorite. Brussels Sprouts come a close second to chocolate! lol O.M.G. ..... This is heaven on a plate! Sooooo good! Using the Gruyere Cheese did it for me. Wonderful recipe that makes winter comfort food a reality!


review by:
(9 Dec 2020)

Daily Inspiration

Brussels sprouts are one of my new found favs and we absolutely love gruyere cheese - so delicious on veggies. Definitely a match made in heaven.


(14 Dec 2018)


Wow, these brussel sprouts were really festive. We loved them. They were quick and easy to make with excellent results. The cheese sauce was beautiful and smooth, velvety and delicious. Thank you for sharing a recipe that I will make again and again. Kudos for making it into my Best of Cookbook for 2016. I can't wait to make this recipe again. Made FYC tag game


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(14 Dec 2016)

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