this dish is spectacular. how can you go wrong with cheese, cream and panko?
drain the sprouts and chop into chunks. transfer them to the baking dish and toss with a pinch of red pepper flakes. salt and pepper to taste. pour 1/2 cup heavy cream over the dish. sprinkle with 1/2 cup grated white cheddar cheese. and then top with panko and 2 tablespoons unsalted butter cut into pieces.
bake the gratin until bubbly and golden brown, about 15 minutes. serve with chicken, fish, pork or beef for your vegetable side dish. i promise your guests will love this dish.