Easy Broccoli Casserole

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4.82 from 91 votes
This Easy Broccoli Casserole recipe is easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!  
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
This Easy Broccoli Casserole recipe is easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!  

This Easy Broccoli Casserole recipe is easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!

This Easy Broccoli Casserole recipe is easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!  

This is my family’s favorite Easy Broccoli Casserole recipe. I know many families have their own broccoli cheese casserole recipe.  It’s easy to make and my mom has been making it for years.   It’s definitely one of our best Thanksgiving recipes ever. (It can even be made in the microwave) This will definitely become a favorite vegetable dish of your family and friends as is easy and the ingredients are easy to find.

My mother makes this incredible Velveeta broccoli casserole (not for someone on a low calorie diet, you don’t even want to see the daily values or nutrition information!!) This large pot of goodness gets devoured every time she makes it. It’s the perfect comfort food. Who doesn’t love Velveeta or any Velveeta casserole??

I love that it’s simple to make. The instructions are so simple, it can even be assembled ahead of time and stored in the fridge until you’re ready to bake it.

The best part about it is delicious. This easy broccoli casserole recipe starts with frozen broccoli (I prefer the small florets). Pour the broccoli in a bowl, sprinkle with salt and pepper then you add your Velveeta cheese sauce and butter. Top it with Ritz crackers. Ham and cheddar cheese would also be nice additions. It sounds so simple but tastes so good! The broccoli cheese mixture really works, you could even try fresh broccoli instead of the frozen broccoli florets. Stand back and be ready for compliments! They will be coming.

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Take my advice…make a double batch! There are never any leftovers!

This Easy Broccoli Casserole recipe is easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!  

Tips for Making this Easy Turkey Stuffing Recipe

  • Use a pizza cutter to easily cut the bread.
  • Cut up the bread at least one day before you make the stuffing and lay it out in a single layer (uncovered) on rimmed baking sheets.  This will help the bread get nice and stale – which is what you want.
  • If you don’t have time to let the bread sit out, you could always toast it in the oven.  I explain how in the recipe.
  • You can saute the veggies a day or two before you make the stuffing.  When you’re ready to put it all together, simply reheat the veggies and add them to the stale bread.

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This Easy Broccoli Casserole recipe is easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!  
4.82 from 91 votes

Easy Broccoli Casserole

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
This Easy Broccoli Casserole recipe is easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!  
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Ingredients

  • 2 10 oz packages frozen chopped broccoli
  • 8 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 8 ounces Velveeta, cubed
  • 1 sleeve Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons All Purpose Seasoning

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook broccoli according to package directions.
  • Drain liquid from the broccoli and transfer to a 9×9 inch casserole dish; Sprinkle with All Purpose Seasoning.
  • Cut 4 tablespoons of butter in cubes.
  • Dot broccoli with cubed butter and cheese.
  • Melt remaining butter.
  • Mix crushed crackers with melted butter and cover broccoli mixture.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.

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Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 1102mg | Potassium: 196mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1257IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 332mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli, casserole, cheese

32 thoughts on “Easy Broccoli Casserole”

  1. This is LITERALLY the same recipe my buddy’s mom has made us every Thanksgiving from children to adults and to this day I still make it her way! So glad I saw this.
    TO ANYONE CURIOUS:
    THIS IS ACTUALLY DELICIOUS!

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  2. 5 stars
    I have been looking for my Moms recipe & I can’t find it . When I seen yours , I just had to try it . Well, well, well , it was totally
    delicious & it tasted like my Moms , for sure. Thanks for sharing ….AWESOME !
    👍👍👍👍👍

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  3. Oh, I’m so glad I stopped by. This looks great; something my two little girls would devour! I’ll definitely be making this soon.

    Thanks,
    Michele @ sweetluvininthekitchen.blogspot.com

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  4. Thanks for linking up to Tip Day Thursday at Around My Family Table. Would you mind including a link back to my site in your post. Thanks and feel free to link up anytime!

    Wendy

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