Best Broccoli Casserole Recipe

Step into my kitchen, where we’ll be crafting a delectable and nutritious dish – Broccoli Casserole. This recipe is designed to serve four people and marries the vibrant flavors of broccoli with a creamy and cheesy embrace. Whether you’re seeking a comforting side dish or a stand-alone delight, this Broccoli Casserole is sure to please. Join me as we create a wholesome masterpiece.

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For this wholesome Broccoli Casserole, you’ll need the following ingredients:

For the Casserole:

  1. 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  2. 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  3. 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  4. 2 large eggs
  5. 1/2 cup diced onion
  6. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  8. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

For the Topping: 9. 1 cup breadcrumbs (preferably Panko for extra crunch)

  1. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
broccoli casserole
broccoli casserole


Now, let’s dive into the process of crafting this nutritious and delicious Broccoli Casserole:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish and set it aside.
  2. Steam the fresh broccoli florets until they’re tender but still crisp. Drain and set them aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, eggs, diced onion, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper. Mix until everything is thoroughly combined.
  4. Add the steamed broccoli to the mixture and gently fold them in, ensuring the broccoli is evenly coated with the cheese and mayo mixture.
  5. Transfer the combined mixture into the greased baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
  6. In a separate bowl, combine the breadcrumbs with the melted butter. Stir until the breadcrumbs are coated with the butter.
  7. Sprinkle the buttered breadcrumbs evenly over the top of the casserole, creating a crispy and golden topping.
  8. Bake the casserole in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until it’s bubbling and the top is beautifully golden.
  9. Remove from the oven and allow it to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  10. Serve your Broccoli Casserole hot and savor the delightful harmony of flavors and textures.

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