Au Gratin Carrots

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Registered: 07-23-2003
Au Gratin Carrots
Tue, 07-26-2005 - 7:39am
Au Gratin Carrots

2 lb Carrots; sliced
1/2 c Onion; chopped
1/4 c Butter or margarine; divided
3 tb All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Salt
1/8 ts Pepper
1 1/2 c Milk
4 oz Process american cheese; cubed
2 tb Fresh parsley; chopped
2 c Cornflakes; crushed

Cook the carrots until crisp-tender; drain and set aside. In a saucepan over medium heat, saut onion in 3 Tablespoon butter until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Gradually add milk; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in the cheese just until melted. Add carrots and parsley. Pour into a greased 8" square baking dish. Melt remaining butter; add cornflakes. Sprinkle over carrots. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.

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