More people would eat their daily greens if they tasted like this! This Broccoli Cheese Bake recipe stars tender, herbaceous broccoli in a rich and creamy cheese sauce. It's buttery, hearty, and even mildly nutty thanks to the Swiss cheese. It's a perfect accompaniment to turkey, chicken, pork, or any other main course you can think of!
Ingredients• 8 cups fresh broccoli • 1/2 cup butter • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour • 1 small onion, chopped • 1 1/4 cups milk • salt, to taste • pepper, to taste • 4 cups swiss cheese, shredded • 2 eggs, beaten
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
Place the broccoli in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover.
Cook until the broccoli is tender, but still firm, about 2 to 6 minutes. Drain and set aside.
Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat on the stovetop.
Add the flour and cook until bubbly.
Stir in the onion.
Gradually add the milk, stirring well as you do so.
Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute.
Remove from the heat and season with salt and pepper.
Stir in the cheese and eggs; mix well.
Combine the mixture with the broccoli and transfer to a 9x13-inch casserole dish. Bake for 30 minutes.