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Broccoli CAN be something you crave! This cheese-filled, crunchy bread crumb-topped casserole is proof. As an added bonus, this vegetable side dish is only 150 calories per serving!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
bake:
15 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place a steamer basket in a large saucepan. Add water to just below the bottom of the steamer basket. Bring water to boiling. Add broccoli to steamer basket. Cover and reduce heat. Steam for 6 to 8 minutes or until just tender.

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  • Meanwhile, for sauce, in a medium saucepan cook and stir the onion and garlic in the 1 tablespoon hot butter until tender. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper. Stir in the milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Gradually add cheese, stirring until melted.

  • Transfer broccoli to a 1 1/2-quart au gratin dish or 2-quart square baking dish. Pour sauce over broccoli. Combine bread crumbs and the 2 teaspoons melted butter; sprinkle over sauce. Bake, uncovered, in a 425 degree F oven for 15 minutes or until crumbs are lightly browned. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

150 calories; fat 8g; cholesterol 26mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 14g; mono fat 2g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 5g; protein 8g; sodium 319mg.
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