Broccoli and Cheese Casserole, Low Fat Recipe

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Submitted by kwendon

Makes 8 servings



Low fat casserole with broccoli and a mixture of mushrooms (crimini, white button) and low fat butter. Low fat and low sodium mushroom is used in addition to low fat shredded cheese of any choice.

Recipe Ingredients for Broccoli and Cheese Casserole, Low Fat

5 cups broccoli
1 cup low fat cheese (cheddar or mozzarella)
1/2 cup low fat milk (1%)
8 oz mushrooms (Crimini and white button)
3 tablespoons smart balance butter
10 oz mushroom soup
1 cup shallots (onions )
15 oz water chestnuts
1/2 cup of celery

Recipe Directions for Broccoli and Cheese Casserole, Low Fat

  1. Steam 5 cups of broccoli for 5 mins until slightly tender. Take 3 tablespoons of Smart Balance Light Butter and sautee onions, mushrooms, garlic, celery in a pan and sweat out veggies for 7 to 10 minutes. Salt and pepper the mixture to taste.

  2. Melt cheese, milk and soup in a microwave until mixture is smooth - about 5 to 10 minutes. Stir mixture into a large bowl and add the vegetables to mixture.

  3. Coat everything evenly and then take a casserole dish or large 9x12 pan and spray coat with Pam or some other vegetable baking spray. Add mixture to the pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour. Make sure to sprinkle half cup of low fat cheese on top of mixture prior to setting it in the oven.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 234.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
51
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.7g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
391mg
16%
Potassium
579mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
30.1g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
8.7g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 109%
Calcium 13% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
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