Cheesy Broccoli

This veggie-laden comfort food is calling your name! With only 3 ingredients, it’s a snap to prepare.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 18 min
  • Servings 12

3
pounds broccoli
12
ounces process cheese spread loaf, shredded
1/2
cup crumbled cooked bacon or toasted sliced almonds

  • 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
145
(
Calories from Fat
100 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11 g
11 %
(Saturated Fat
6 g,
6 %
),
Cholesterol
30 mg
30 %;
Sodium
480 mg
480 %;
Total Carbohydrate
4 g
4 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
9 g
9 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
24%;
Vitamin C
52%;
Calcium
18%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.