Cheesy Carrot Broccoli Casserole Recipe
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Cheesy Carrot Broccoli Casserole Recipe

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Anyone who hints at not enjoying broccoli would like this recipe. The vegetable combination, enhanced by cheddar cheese, makes a colorful side dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces each) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 114 calories, 8 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the carrots, celery and onion in 3 teaspoons butter until tender. Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Top with 3/4 cup cheese. In the same skillet, saute broccoli in the remaining butter for 1 minute. Place over cheese; pour broth over all.
  2. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and vegetables are tender. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Carrot Broccoli Casserole in Reminisce January/February 2005, p48

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 114 calories, 8 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2012

"You can use less butter and lowfat cheese to make a more healthy side dish."

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Reviewed Mar. 13, 2011

"This was a huge success for my senior luncheon."

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