Rich and Creamy Broccoli & Cauliflower Bake (you can use any freeze-dry/brand name product)
1 T butter
1 T thrive white flour or whole wheat flour
1 c thrive powdered milk, prepared
1 c mozzarella cheese, divided
3 T grated Parmesan cheese
1⁄2 t nutmeg
1⁄2 t thrive iodized salt
1 1⁄2 c thrive freeze dried broccoli
1 1⁄2 c thrive freeze dried cauliflower
- 2 T heavy cream
In a medium size bowl, cover broccoli and cauliflower with warm water. Let sit 5-10 minutes until softened and re hydrated. Drain. Repeat same process for THRIVE freeze dried cheese if necessary.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium saucepan. Whisk in flour and cook for one minute. Next, whisk in prepared milk, stirring quickly to avoid lumps. Continue stirring over heat while sauce thickens for about 2-3 minutes.
Add cream, nutmeg, salt, and 2/3 cup of mozzarella cheese. Stir to combine and remove from heat.
Add well-drained broccoli and cauliflower. Gently stir together, adding salt and pepper to taste.
Place mixture in a greased baking dish or a small pie plate. Top with remaining mozzarella and the Parmesan cheese. Bake for about 20 minutes or until hot, bubbly, and golden brown.