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
648
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
12g
17%
Sugar
39g
43%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
127g
98%
Protein
10g
22%
Vitamin A, RAE
526µg
75%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
25mg
33%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
100mg
10%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
398µg
100%
Iron, Fe
8mg
44%
Magnesium, Mg
35mg
11%
Niacin
18mg
100%
Phosphorus, P
196mg
28%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
1065mg
71%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
4µg
27%
Water
112g
4%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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.