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Roasted Vegetables, Cheese & Crumb Topping

Roasted Vegetables, Cheese, Sausage, Crumb Topped

Roasted Vegetables, Cheese, Sausage, Crumb Topped

The recipe for Roasted Vegetables, Cheese & Crumb Topping is an adaption of a recipe I found on the internet.  Thanks to The Cooking Coach of Amsterdam Private Tasting Tours for sharing her recipe of Roast Vegetable, Ham and Cheese Crumble.

This winter it seems I have been into one dish dinners and of comfort foods for the family.  This is a perfect fit recipe with ample  variety in choice of vegetables, meat or without meat, and cheese.  We all have our favorite fruit crisps or streusels for dessert.  This is a savory crumb topping to be used on other dishes such as chicken pot pie and green bean casserole.

Mixed vegetables to roast

Mixed vegetables to roast

I used the vegetables available in my refrigerator:  leeks, zucchini, yellow onion,  and crimini mushrooms.   Fresh sausage links were cut into bite sizes to dot over the top of the vegetables.

Vegetables, sausage with cheese sauce

Vegetables and sausage topped with cheese sauce.

The cheese sauce was a combination of  mild Colby jack cheese and Asiago Cheese.   The crumb topping was of flour, butter and Asiago cheese.

Before assembling, the sausage was cooked to remove extra fat, and the vegetables roasted at a high temperature to lightly brown and soften the vegetables.  While roasting the vegetables, the crumb topping was made of flour, butter and seasoned with dried thyme, salt and pepper.

Roast Vegetables, Cheese Crumb Topping

Baked Roasted Vegetables, Sausage, Cheese Sauce and Crumb Topping

Roasted Vegetables, Cheese & Crumb Topping

Julia Ann
Savory blend of roasted vegetables with sausage, cheese sauce with a crumb topping of flour and cheese to make a one-dish dinner, just add salad.
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Servings 3 -4


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 leeks cleaned, halved and cut into 3 inch lengths
  • 2 zucchini cut into quarters length ways and cut into 3 inch lengths
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • I /2 cup sliced crimini mushrooms
  • 1 fresh sausage link cut into inch pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups low-fat milk
  • 6 ounces grated Colby cheese
  • 3 ounces grated Asiago cheese
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup Asiago cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Cover baking tray with aluminum foil, spread out vegetables and drizzle with the olive oil, mix to coat with the oil.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until browned and partially tender.
  • Melt the butter in a heavy pan.
  • Add the flour, stir with a whisk, it will be thick.
  • Gradually add milk, whisking to smooth out the lumps.
  • Cook over low heat about 2 minutes, stirring with wooden spoon.
  • Add the cheeses to melt and stir occasionally.
  • Mix the flours.
  • Grate in the butter or cut with pastry cutter until resembles course cornmeal.
  • Stir in the cheese, thyme leaves black pepper and salt.
  • Pour the roasted vegetables into a shallow oven proof dish.
  • Spread the mushrooms and cooked sausage on top of vegetables.
  • Pour the cheese sauce over the vegetables.
  • Sprinkle the crumb topping over all.
  • Add a sprinkling of cheese if desired.
  • Bake 400 F 20 25-minutes until browned and bubbling..


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