Broccoli Casserole With Cheese

Broccoli Casserole With Cheese

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 55 mins
Total: 70 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Yield: 1 casserole
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
250 Calories
19g Fat
7g Carbs
14g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 250
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 140mg 47%
Sodium 482mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 23mg 115%
Calcium 303mg 23%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 157mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Everyone knows that broccoli and cheese are a staple combination, especially during the holidays. This tasty broccoli casserole is the perfect side dish for a scrumptious holiday dinner, or bake it to go along with an everyday family meal.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray, or butter, for greasing dish

  • 10 to 12 ounces frozen chopped broccoli, cooked and drained

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 2 tablespoons finely minced onion

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 dash pepper

  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half, or light cream

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese (about 6 ounces)

  • 3 large eggs, beaten

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 2 1/2-quart casserole or baking dish.

  3. Arrange the cooked and drained broccoli in the prepared casserole.

  4. Heat the butter in a large skillet or sauté pan; add onion and sauté for about 2 to 3 minutes, until onion is tender.

  5. Stir in flour until well blended and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the salt, nutmeg, pepper, and half-and-half. Continue cooking over low heat until thickened. Stir in cheese and cook just until cheese is melted.

  6. Add about one-third of the hot cheese sauce mixture to the beaten eggs; add back to the hot mixture, blending well. Pour over the broccoli.

  7. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, until a knife inserted in the center of the broccoli casserole and comes out clean.

  8. Serve and enjoy!