Corn Bread with Broccoli and Cheese Recipe
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Corn Bread with Broccoli and Cheese Recipe

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Holly Cummings of Baytown, Texas writes, “I first made this recipe and took it to a church fellowship. One couple liked it so much they now call it “Holly Bread!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:12-15 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 12-15 servings


  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 packages (8-1/2 ounces each) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen broccoli cuts, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons canned jalapeno slices, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 290 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 135 mg cholesterol, 497 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender; set aside. In a large bowl, combine corn bread mix and shredded cheese. In another bowl, beat the eggs, cottage cheese and onion mixture. Stir into corn bread mixture just until moistened. Fold in the broccoli, corn and jalapeno.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until lightly browned and edges pull away from sides of pan. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Broccoli-Cheese Corn Bread in Simple & Delicious July/August 2007, p45

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

"Oh so good!! I too, could eat a whole pan. These are addicting.....good cold, too!!!"

Reviewed Mar. 30, 2011

"I love this cornbread. I could eat the whole pan all by myself (=."

Reviewed Sep. 3, 2008

"OOPS! I didn't see your name was "HOLLY"...sorry... :-0!"

Reviewed Sep. 3, 2008

"I have made this several times from a Food Network Show recipe.  It is really delicious and brings lots of compliments, both verbal and adding to the meal."

Reviewed Sep. 3, 2008

"You really mean "Holy" bread, right? :-)"

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