Cheesy Broccoli Bake

Do your veggies need a little pizzaz? Crushed cereal makes the crunchy topper for this baked side dish.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
cup Kix® cereal
2
teaspoons olive oil
4
cups Green Giant® Select® frozen broccoli florets
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups fat-free (skim) milk
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet. In small bowl, mix cereal and olive oil; set aside. In 1 1/2-quart casserole, place broccoli; cover and microwave on High 3 minutes. Drain; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat margarine until melted. Stir in flour, salt, mustard and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with wire whisk, until smooth and bubbly. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Pour sauce over broccoli in casserole. Sprinkle with cereal mixture.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 18 to 20 minutes or until hot.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    370mg
    370%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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