Baked Parmesan Broccoli Recipe
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Baked Parmesan Broccoli Recipe

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"I began making this creamy side dish years ago as a way to get my kids to eat broccoli. They've since grown into adults and still request this satisfying dish. It's truly a family favorite." – Barbara Uhl, Wesley Chapel, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 4 bunches broccoli, cut into florets
  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 191 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 388mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 6g fiber), 11g protein


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place half of broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish; repeat with remaining broccoli.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over medium heat, melt 4 tablespoons butter. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  3. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into egg yolk; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Cook and stir 1 minute longer. Remove from heat; stir in the cheese, salt and pepper.
  4. Pour over broccoli. In a small skillet, cook bread crumbs in remaining butter until golden brown; sprinkle over the top.
  5. Bake, uncovered, 15-18 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Baked Parmesan Broccoli in Taste of Home December/January 2011, p89

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Reviewed May. 1, 2016

"I thought this was very good. Great way to add some flavor to broccoli if you are willing to put in the effort."

Reviewed Jan. 14, 2014

"Very good recipe. This will help us eat more broccoli :)"

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2014

"I am so impressed with this recipe and it is so easy, my grandkids love broccoli so it was a huge hit"

Reviewed Mar. 31, 2013

"Delicious!!!! I used Panko Italian bread crumbs and it came out great! Made the full recipe the night before and cooked it the next day and it came out GREAT! My teenage boys loved it!"

Reviewed Dec. 24, 2012

"This was good, but a little too rich for my liking."

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