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close-up of Broccoli Casserole with cracker crumb topping

Broccoli Bake

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 308kcal
Author: Holly
Easy Broccoli Bake combines tender broccoli with a creamy cheese sauce, that is covered with a crisp savory topping then baked until hot and bubbly.


  • 6 cups broccoli florets

Cheese Sauce


  • ½ cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • ½ cup buttery crackers crushed
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine topping ingredients and set aside.
  • Place broccoli in boiling water and cook until tender-crisp, about 4-5 minutes. Drain very well.
  • Melt butter over medium heat and whisk in flour until smooth. Add milk a little at a time until smooth, continue cooking until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and stir in cheese. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
  • Place broccoli in a 2qt casserole dish. Top with cheese sauce and topping.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes or until hot and bubbly.


Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 392mg | Potassium: 384mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1243IU | Vitamin C: 81mg | Calcium: 368mg | Iron: 1mg