Broccoli Cheese Bake


Posted: October 26

Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 7 servings

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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

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Step 2

Place the broccoli in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover.

Step 3

Cook until the broccoli is tender, but still firm, about 2 to 6 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Step 4

Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat on the stovetop.

Step 5

Add the flour and cook until bubbly.

Step 6

Stir in the onion.

Step 7

Gradually add the milk, stirring well as you do so.

Step 8

Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute.

Step 9

Remove from the heat and season with salt and pepper.

Step 10

Stir in the cheese and eggs; mix well.

Step 11

Combine the mixture with the broccoli and transfer to a 9x13-inch casserole dish. Bake for 30 minutes.

Step 12

Serve warm!


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