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Cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Casserole

Cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Casserole

This Cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Casserole recipe uses crisp, fresh broccoli florets and tangy sharp cheddar cheese.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cranberry cheddar muffins, bake, broccoli, broccoli casserole, broccoli cheddar, broccoli cheddar casserole, broccoli cheese casserole, broccoli rabe, broccolini, cheese, creamy broccoli casserole recipe, dairy, dairy easy, kid friendly, side dish, weeknight
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 331kcal
Cost: $0.92 per serving

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Equipment

  • 9 x 9 casserole dish

Ingredients

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    Ingredients for Cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Casserole

      for the broccoli casserole

      • 20 ounces broccoli cooked and drained well; may substitute frozen broccoli in same measure
      • 1 cup mayonnaise
      • 2 large eggs beaten
      • 10 3/4 ounces cream of mushroom soup may substitute 6 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature
      • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded; may substitute any shredded cheese
      • 4 tablespoons onion grated fine on a box grater

      for the topping

      • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded; may substitute any shredded cheese
      • 1 teaspoon paprika may be sweet, smoked, or hot
      • salt
      • pepper

      Instructions

      The Method

        NOTE ** if substituting cream cheese for the cream of mushroom soup, whisk 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of the broccoli cooking water to thin the cream cheese out

          ** if using a crunchy topping such as Ritz cracker crumbles, Cheez-It crumbles or corn flakes, melt 2 tablespoons butter and combine 1 cup of the desired topping to coat; sprinkle atop casserole after 15 minutes of the bake for the final 10 minutes of the bake

          • In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, beaten eggs, cream of mushroom soup, grated cheese, and grated onion. Stir well to combine. Stir in the cooked and drained broccoli. Place in a greased casserole dish and top with remaining cheese. Sprinkle top with paprika. Bake 20-25 minutes at 400°F, uncovered. Salt and pepper to taste.

          Nutrition

          Serving: 1serving | Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 927mg | Potassium: 444mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1108IU | Vitamin C: 86mg | Calcium: 330mg | Iron: 2mg

          Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.