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Broccoli Cheddar Bake

We’ve lightened up this classic combination of broccoli and Cheddar by replacing the milk or cream with broth and using reduced fat Cheddar.

Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

35 mins




  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Melt butter in medium saucepot over medium heat. Add onion and salt and cook 3 minutes or until softened. Stir in flour and garlic and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

  2. Gradually whisk in broth until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 3 minutes or until thickened. Stir in 1 cup cheese until melted and smooth. Stir broccoli into sauce and cook 1 minute.

  3. Turn broccoli mixture into 1-1/2 quart baking dish and top with remaining cheese. Cover and bake 10 minutes. Remove cover and bake 5 minutes or until bubbling and cheese is melted.