Carrot 'n' Broccoli Bake Recipe
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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:2-3 servings
- 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
- 1. 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. Drain.
- 2. 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.
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.
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