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Pearl Onion Broccoli Bake Recipe

Pearl Onion Broccoli Bake Recipe

With its creamy white cheese sauce and buttery crumb topping, this dish is great comfort food. If you’re looking for a mild way to dress up broccoli, this is the recipe. —Charles Keating, Manchester, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:12-15 servings


  • 4 packages (8 ounces each) frozen broccoli cuts
  • 4 cups frozen pearl onions
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook broccoli in 1 in. of water until almost tender; drain. Cook pearl onions in 1 in. of water until almost tender; drain.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter; stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in cream cheese until smooth and blended.
  • 3. Place broccoli and onions in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Add sauce and gently stir to coat. Melt the remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle crumbs and cheddar cheese over vegetables.
  • 4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 213 calories, 13g fat (9g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 318mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 57541
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2013

"This was a nice side dish served with the stuffed pork tenderloin from the same issue."

penny140s User ID: 7508122 145846
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2013

"The best ever!!!"

greenween User ID: 5645557 77183
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"I adore broccoli casserole, but I didn't care for this at all. The sauce was good when I tasted it before cooking it in the casserole, but the flavors just mixed together and it was rather bland."

lorifromky User ID: 4079071 149994
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2009

"I made this for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it! I will definitely make it again."

piks1 User ID: 3321866 129743
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2009

"I'm not stuck on the onions, but I will try this recipe with broccoli and caulifour and see how that turns out"

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 129542
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2009

"This is an excellent recipe. It tastes so good, made as it is. This recipe is a keeper and we'll be making it many more times."

t-macka User ID: 1174815 154605
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"This is a good one to take to a party."

johdoreng User ID: 3758535 129742
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"Geez,If it doesn't sound good to you,click on another one. It's a holiday recipe,so enjoy it,we did."

Peanut5710_va User ID: 91169 149329
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"Deetsgooch, Where does it say it is healthy? I can't find that anywhere."

deetsgooch User ID: 4094639 57538
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"I would never make this recipe for a "healthy" meal! What part of 4oz butter, 4oz cheddar cheese & 6oz cream cheese is healthy? It's bad enough that you have to click on another link to find the "healthy makeover" for the other recipes, this one didn't even have a link to a "makeover". Of course we can all substitute low fat cheeses & use skim milk & greatly reduce the butter, but please don't try & pass this off as healthy."

BWispy23 User ID: 2794082 77181
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2008

"This sounds wonderful, I'm going to make it for Christmas dinner, thanks for the great recipes, Merry Christmas"

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