Super cheesy brocoli, cauliflower and kale casserole


  • 2000 ml (65 fl. oz.) bechamel sauce, homemade or store bought
  • 750 gr (1 1/2 lbs) strong (aged) cheddar cheese, grated
  • 250 gr (1/2 lb) bread crumbs
  • 125 gr (1/4 lb) Grana Padano (or substitute Parmesan or Romano), grated
  • 1.5 kg (3 1/2 lbs) vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower or kale, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • Freshly ground black pepper


An amazingly cheesy and delectable casserole to enjoy alone or as a side.

Great vegetables and cheese go hand in hand!

  • Preheat your Fornetto or conventional oven to 175℃ (350℉)*
  • Heat the béchamel and combined with the grated cheddar until smooth. Add a generous amount of freshly ground black pepper.
  • Fill the dish with the vegetables and cover with the cheese sauce.
  • Combine the Grana Padano and bread crumbs well and top the casserole.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Uncover and brown for a further 20 minutes.

*This recipe is even more delicious baked in a smoker or kamado. Try it!