Kale and Brussel Sprout Gratin

with Cashew Cream and Garlic Breadcrumbs
Number of Servings: 
Serves 6 to 8
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Ingredients

  • 3 slices Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Whole Grain Bread
  • 3/4 cup shallots, sliced (about 2 shallots)
  • 1 bunch kale, chopped
  • 4 cups brussels sprouts, shaved
  • 3 tsp minced garlic  
  • 1 cup raw whole cashews, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1 Tbsp fresh rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp fresh sage
  • 1/2 tsp dried sage
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp pepper

Equipment

  • Food processor

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Add 3 slices of Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Whole Grain Bread into a food processor, along with 1 Tbsp fresh sage, 1 tsp of minced garlic, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper. Pulse until breadcrumbs form. Add 1 tsp of olive oil and pulse to combine. Set aside until it is time to assemble.
  3. Add 1 Tbsp olive oil to a sauté pan. Sauté 3/4 cup sliced shallots until translucent, then add 2 tsp of minced garlic and cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Set aside.
  4. In the meantime, drain 1 cup of soaked cashews and add to a blender with 1 cup water, 1/2 tsp dried sage, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 1 Tbsp fresh thyme, 1 Tbsp fresh rosemary, 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast, 1 tsp salt, and 1 tsp pepper. Blend until smooth. Mix in the sautéed garlic and shallots. Set cashew cream aside.
  5. Add the shaved brussels sprouts and chopped kale to a large bowl and mix in cashew cream. Add to a casserole dish. Top with the garlicky Ezekiel 4:9 breadcrumbs.
  6. Bake in the oven at 350 for 35 minutes. Optional: set under the broiler for 1 to 2 minutes to get the breadcrumbs on top crispy and golden brown.

Contributor

Food For Life

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