Cheesy Broccoli Bake

Cheesy Broccoli Bake
Staff Writer
Kellogg's

Rice Krispies cereal gives a crispy crunch to this classic casserole.

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6
Servings
573
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3  Cups  Rice Krispies cereal
  • 2  Tablespoons  butter
  • 2  Tablespoons  all-purpose flour
  • 3/4  Cups  milk
  • 1  Cup  shredded, sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 11  Ounces  whole-kernel corn
  • 10  Ounces  frozen broccoli florets, thawed and drained

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 

In a 2-quart saucepan, melt butter. In mixing bowl, combine the Rice Krispies cereal and 1 tablespoon of the butter. Set aside for topping.

To remaining butter in pan, stir in flour. Add milk, stirring until smooth. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils, stirring constantly. Continue cooking and stirring 1 minute longer. Add cheese, stirring until melted. Remove from heat. Stir in corn.

Place broccoli in bottom of 10-by-6-by-2-inch (1 1/2-quart) baking dish. Pour sauce evenly over broccoli. Sprinkle with cereal topping. Bake about 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated and cereal has browned.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
42g
47%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Carbohydrate, by difference
113g
87%
Protein
12g
26%
Vitamin A, RAE
592µg
85%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
24mg
32%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
239mg
24%
Choline, total
19mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
361µg
90%
Iron, Fe
7mg
39%
Magnesium, Mg
47mg
15%
Niacin
18mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
435mg
62%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
14µg
25%
Sodium, Na
1084mg
72%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
4µg
27%
Water
127g
5%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Cheesy Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Cheesy Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.