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Broccoli Elegant

 Broccoli Elegant
My family loves this creamy vegetable side dish. As pretty as it is tasty, it's an extra-special way to serve broccoli, and it really dresses up a table.
8-10 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.


  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) corn bread stuffing mix
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen broccoli spears, cooked and drained
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/3 cups milk
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened and cubed
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, 1/4 cup butter and
  • seasoning packet from stuffing mixes; bring to a boil. Remove from
  • the heat; add stuffing crumbs and toss. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Spoon stuffing around edges of greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • Place broccoli spears in center of dish. In a saucepan over medium
  • heat, melt remaining butter. Stir in the flour, bouillon and salt
  • until smooth. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly; bring to a
  • boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Add cream cheese; stir until melted. Add onions; mix well. Pour over

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Broccoli Elegant (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • broccoli. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until
  • heated through. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika. Yield: 8-10
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 252 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 609 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.