Broccoli and Parmesan Casserole

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Caroline Cooks

A change from the beloved Broccoli-Rice and Cheddar Cheese casserole. From Cooking Light, modified.

Top Review by Bev

We just loved this, Caroline! My husband loves cheesy broccoli and this was perfect. Easy and delicious! You can't ask for much more from a broccoli recipe : ) Thanks so much!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cook broccoli in boiling water 3 minutes until crisp tender; drain well.
  3. Place flour, salt and dry mustard in a heavy saucepan over medium heat; gradually add milk and chicken broth, stirring with a whisk until blended.
  4. Cook for 8 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly.
  5. Remove from heat, and add cheddar cheese and 4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, stirring until melted.
  6. Stir in pimientos, mushrooms, if using, and pepper.
  7. Add broccoli, tossing to coat.
  8. Sppon broccoli mixture into a prepared 9" baking dish.
  9. Place garlic melba toast rounds in food processor, pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs measure 1/2 cup. Combine crumbs and remaining Parmesan and sprinkle evenly over casserole.
  10. Spray top lightly with cooking spray.
  11. Bake for 15 minutes at 400°F or until bubbly.
  12. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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