Creamy Herbed Vegetables

Herbs provide an aromatic flavor to this creamy veggies casserole that’s ready in 40 minutes a delightful dinner.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli, carrots and cauliflower
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4
cup milk
1 1/2
cups small curd creamed cottage cheese
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup coarsely crushed round buttery crackers (about 20 crackers)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375º. Grease square pan, 8x8x2 inches.
  • 2 Cook vegetables in saucepan as directed on package; drain. Spread vegetables in pan.
  • 3 Melt margarine in same saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in cottage cheese, marjoram, salt and pepper. Spread sauce over vegetables. Sprinkle with cracker crumbs.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly around edges and crumbs are light brown.

Expert Tips

Use any sixteen-ounce package of mixed vegetables for this creamy dish. The crushed crackers on top make an easy and tasty crunchy topping--a cup of corn flake cereal also makes a good topping.

Add 2 cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey with cottage cheese in step 3. Continue as directed.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
125),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.