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Cheesy Broccoli

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 18 min
  • Servings 12
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This veggie-laden comfort food is calling your name! With only 3 ingredients, it’s a snap to prepare.

Ingredients

3
pounds broccoli
12
ounces VELVEETA™ Original Cheese loaf (from 16 oz. box), shredded
1/2
cup crumbled cooked bacon or toasted sliced almonds

Directions

  • 1 Cut thick broccoli stems lengthwise into fourths. Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling. Add broccoli. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat.
  • 2 Cook 5 to 8 minutes or until stems are tender; drain. Arrange half of the broccoli in serving dish. Sprinkle with half of the cheese and bacon; repeat.

Expert Tips

Using almonds? You can toast them quickly in the microwave. Place nuts and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine in 1-quart microwavable casserole. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until golden brown.

Make it in the microwave. Arrange broccoli with tops in the center in a rectangular microwavable dish, 11x7x1 1/2 inches. Add 1/4 cup water. Cover with plastic wrap, folding back one side to vent steam. Microwave on High 7 to 9 minutes or until stems are tender; drain. Arrange half of the broccoli in a serving dish. Sprinkle with half of the cheese and bacon; repeat.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
173.3
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11.9g
18%
Saturated Fat
6.2g
31%
Cholesterol
32.0mg
11%
Sodium
251.2mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
8.0g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
10.6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
24%
24%
Vitamin C
168.60%
169%
Calcium
24.50%
24%
Iron
5%
5%
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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