Cheesy Brocolli Recipe

Looking for an easy Cheesy Brocolli recipe? Learn how to make Cheesy Brocolli using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by luhluhlovesongs

Makes 8 servings



A delicious, but not very healthy, cheesy brocolli recipe for when I am feeling naughty!

Recipe Ingredients for Cheesy Brocolli

8 cups brocolli
2 tbs. butter or margarine
3 tbs. all-purpose flour
2 cups whole milk
1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
2 cups grated extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 cups fresh breadcrumbs

Recipe Directions for Cheesy Brocolli

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Add cauliflower florets, and boil 5 to 7 minutes, or until just tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid, and set aside.

  2. Melt butter in same pot over medium heat. Whisk in flour, and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Whisk in milk, garlic, and reserved cooking liquid, and cook 7 to 10 minutes, or until sauce is thickened, whisking constantly. Remove from heat, and stir in cheese, nutritional yeast, cayenne pepper, and egg yolks until cheese is melted. Fold in cauliflower.

  3. Coat 13- x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spread cauliflower mixture in baking dish, and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Spray breadcrumbs with cooking spray. Bake 30 minutes, or until casserole is hot and bubbly and breadcrumbs are crisp and brown.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 276.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
335
Calories from Fat
154
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.1g
26%
Saturated Fat
9.7g
49%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Sodium
779mg
32%
Potassium
622mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
31.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
6.8g
Protein
16.4g
Vitamin A 58% Vitamin C 169%
Calcium 38% Iron 14%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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