Brussel Sprouts in Cheese Sauce


1 pound Supreme Cuts Brussels Sprouts (trimmed)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup milk, warmed
cup shredded cheddar
 teaspoon salt
 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
 teaspoon ground nutmeg
A p
inch of cayenne



Heat oven to 350 degrees. Place brussel sprouts in saucepan with enough water to cover. Add juice. Simmer, uncovered, 8-10 minutes, until tender. Drain. Meanwhile, melt butter in small saucepan. Stir in flour; cook 1-2 minutes. Gradually whisk in milk; cook, whisking, until sauce thickens, about 2 minutes. Stir in cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cayenne. Transfer brussels sprouts to a 1 quart casserole. Pour sauce over top. Bake in for 20 minutes or until heated through.

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