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Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

Sometimes the only way to get kids to eat their veggies is by disguising it among other, more appealing, ingredients. This cheesy, bacon-y casserole does just that, offering up those good-for-you veggies under a cloak of irresistible creamy, salty goodness.

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Category: Sides & Sauces


  • 6 cups broccoli florets
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 4 scallions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 10 strips bacon, cooked and chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the broccoli and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, scallions, milk, and garlic powder. Add the broccoli and stir until coated. Place the broccoli mixture in an 8 x 8-inch baking dish.
  3. Top with the cheese and bacon and cover with foil. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking for 5 minutes, until slightly golden. Serve.


  • You can substitute a 2.5-ounce box of precooked bacon for the bacon in this recipe.

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