Broccoli Cheddar Casserole

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 55 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    Best broccoli cheese casserole ever. Broccoli florets, blanched and baked with bacon and cheddar cheese in a milk, cream, and egg custard, spiced with black pepper.

    Ingredients

    • 2 pounds (900g)broccoli, stems removed (can use vegetable peeler to peel, then slice and eat like celery), large florets cut, yielding about 8 cups of broccoli florets
    • Salt for blanching water
    • 2 strips of thick-cut bacon (about 2 ounces), cut crosswise into 1/4-inch wide strips
    • 5 eggs, beaten
    • 1/3 cup (43g) all purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup (118 ml) cream
    • 1 cup (236 ml) whole milk
    • 2 to 3 teaspoons of freshly cracked black pepper (1 to 2 teaspoons if using fine ground black pepper)
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
    • 8 ounces (225g) cheddar cheese, grated

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 5
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 483 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 29 g 44.66%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 72.21%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 236 mg 78.76%
    • Sodium: 954 mg 39.77%
    • Calcium: 541 mg 54.11%
    • Potassium: 124 mg 3.54%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.37%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 25 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.96%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 29 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 42.06%
    • Vitamin C 283.79%
    • Vitamin D 13.7%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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