Carrot 'n' Broccoli Bake
This recipe was originally from my aunt, who gave it to my mother, who then gave it to me. For an extra surge of flavor, I changed it a little by adding the onions. This recipe is a delicious side dish to a meal.
2-3 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
- 2 small carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers (about 12 crackers)
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- Place carrots in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
- In an ungreased 1-qt. baking dish, layer the broccoli, carrots, onion
- and cheese. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss the cracker crumbs
- and butter; sprinkle over the top. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for
- 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown. Yield: 2-3 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 270 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 672 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 10 g protein.