🙂 Will definitely be making it for years to come!! Add the broccoli, bring it back to a simmer then partially cover and continue cooking until the broccoli is softened. Although the creamy broccoli filling is pretty irresistible too. I’m so glad to hear that, Tiffany! 🙂, Thank you, Mary Frances! Definitely a keeper! Whisk in the milk and half and half. It works well, and I bet your way would be even better. Cheesy Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole (No condensed soup). There was an error submitting your subscription. You can saute them with the mushrooms if you prefer. I’m so happy to hear that your family loved this broccoli casserole, Toni! I haven’t tested this one in the crockpot, and while I’d like to at some point, I believe the recipe will need quite a bit of adapting to work successfully in the slow cooker. – I’ll be using unsweetened almond/coconut milk and organic whole milk (3/4 cup each) for the white sauce. I made it again for my family’s Christmas dinner today and it’s always a hit! Home cooked Meals for every occasion. I’ve wondered that myself, as crockpot recipes are very convenient. Hi Jenn! We don’t have products like this in the UK. Homemade is definitely better. A double recipe will not fit in a 9×13-inch dish. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Fresh broccoli casserole recipe obviously calls for fresh broccoli, but if you could go ahead and sub in frozen broccoli. Pinning it.  Easy to prepare and it was delicious. Transfer to a colander, rinse with cold water, and drain. Drain well. – I’m mincing the onion so that I can leave them in the sauce pan while I complete the white sauce Very good. Please keep remaking Thanksgiving dishes! Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment to let me know how it turned out! I love that this casserole is made from scratch! You really should try the sweet potato casserole. Enjoy and happy Thanksgiving! 🙂, Wellll … if you come up with a healthy stuffing recipe, I might just be indebted to you for life 😉 It’s my favorite, but our recipe is made with croutons and a whole lotta butter (I’m pretty sure) and I’ve never tackled lightening it up. I’m so impressed that this is lightened up and good for you. When I was growing up, we always had that broccoli casserole with the rice, cheese, and cream of chicken, mushroom, or celery soup.  It came out great! Hey! In the same saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Whisk in milk and half and half and cook until thickened. Boil cauliflower in a large pot for 2 minutes. Subscribe to receive weekly recipes and get a FREE Bonus e-book: Quick & Easy Weeknight Meals! For some reason, I am not seeing reheating instructions or the breadcrumb recipe…. It is best to have the Broccoli tender enough to easily poke with a fork, but not too soft. Leave a comment to let me know. Kale Soup KitchenAid. Thanks, Beth! If garlic isn’t a problem for anyone, you might saute a little garlic in butter in the pan before you add the rest of the ingredients for the cream sauce to add more flavor. Stir in the remaining ½ cup cheddar. I’d love to hear what it is! Thank you so much for creating this. Safe travels! Just made it Thanksgiving eve and baked it while the turkey rested! © SpendWithPennies.com. I also avoid processed foods so looking forward to trying your recipes – thank you and have a very Blessed Day!! Can’t wait to try this! Hi Erin, yes, you can leave the mushrooms out. I will last for 3-4 days in the refrigerator, after baking. I hope your family loves this as much as mine does! In fact, it’s the number one thing my son requests for Thanksgiving. Dear Kristine, I love this lightened up version! My greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes! Combine the broccoli, mushrooms, onion, an egg, cheddar cheese, cream sauce and some breadcrumbs. Yes, you can substitute the smashed Ritz for the breadcrumbs. We made a not-so-healthy version for years, but now that I’ve got this recipe we’re not going back! I always use Greek yogurt in it’s place, and if I can’t then I pass on the recipe. Thank you, Catherine! Also, the eggs can be taken out for a great sauce and using skim milk and fat-free cheese works well, too. Ever since I first made this broccoli casserole recipe years ago, it has been my family’s favorite holiday side dish. So happy I found this! Drain well. I am thrilled I found this recipe! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Besides the sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and roast turkey, one dish that always graces my family’s Thanksgiving table is broccoli casserole. I’m sorry I can’t help more at the moment, but I’ll try to test it at some point and report back. Place broccoli in a lightly greased 1 quart casserole; set aside. Tips for the best southern broccoli casserole. I have one question – my family is not a huge fan of mushrooms (mainly the texture), if I leave those out will that have a huge impact on the flavor? Enjoy! So I made this using bobs red mill all purpose flour in place of the normal stuff and I used the extra g.f. bread I had made to make stuffing to make bread crumbs. I’ve made it a few times now and it’s a total success. This looks so creamy and delicious, I love broccoli and mushrooms in casserole! Then whisk in milk, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and 1 cup of Monterrey Jack cheese. – I’m going to spray some olive oil on the pan for the bread crumbs to give them a slight crunch (more like buttery crackers?) Homemade cream topping, fresh broccoli, and homemade whole wheat breadcrumbs – definitely pinning! I am a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self-appointed foodie. Is it possible to make in the crock pot? Bring that to a boil over medium heat. This will be the recipe I will use from now on. Unsubscribe at any time. This broccoli, rice, and cheese casserole without soup is packed with fresh vegetables and lots of yummy cheddar cheese. Whisk in flour until it’s well-combined. Broccoli Casserole Recipe - Easy, Cheesy & Only 4 Ingredients!This Broccoli Casserole is so easy to put together and it's seriously CHEESY! My whole family loves broccoli and cauliflower and of course… the cheese goes without saying! Make the cream sauce: Make a roux with butter and flour. We have a huge family! My husband and I loved this. Tender crisp veggies tossed in an easy homemade cheese sauce and topped with a buttery crumb topping. Sign Up / Log In My Feed Articles Meal Planner New Pantry-Ready Recipes New Browse Yummly Pro Guided Recipes New Year's Eve New Smart Thermometer. Success! Hello! The homemade cream of mushroom soup, fresh broccoli and sourdough croutons totally takes this … Recipe by MyRecipes January 2009 Thank you, Rachel! I will be trying it tonight, with a just few minor changes. If you give it a try, let me know how it goes. This is SOOOOOO going on my Thanksgiving menu this year! baking powder or soda (not sure which? Add the fresh broccoli florets to a large heavy-bottomed stockpot of boiling water and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. You can also assemble the casserole one day ahead, refrigerate, and bake it the next day. Old school frozen broccoli/canned soup casserole … It’s probably a thousand times better! This is going to be on regular rotation in my house! Or, you can also replace the Greek yogurt with mayonnaise. This casserole looks awesome! Happy Holidays! Then melt butter over medium heat in a small saucepan. You’ll love this easy broccoli cheddar casserole without mayonnaise! I’m hoping to make this for tomorrow for my little solo quarantine thanksgiving. Now I don’t have to experiment. I mean, everyone has one thing they just don’t like right? 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