One of my absolute favorite ways to eat broccoli is in the form of broccoli casserole (a recipe passed down from my mother).  I made this recently (with steak and frites, yum!) and was reminded of how delicious it was, so I felt the need to share it with all you readers.  :)  I hope you enjoy it as much as we do! 

Ingredients:

  • · 1 large bag or 2 small bags of frozen broccoli heads
  • · 2 townhouse cracker reams (or, if preparing this GF, use GF crackers, see my selections in the photo below)
  • · 2 (4 oz.) sticks of butter
  • · 2 (14 oz.) cans of cream of mushroom soup
  • · 8 oz. Cheddar cheese

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Put crackers into a ziplock bag to crush them.  Use a meat hammer or rolling pin to fully crush all the crackers until they are in the form of crumbs.
  3. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat and pour the cracker crumbs in, stirring constantly.  Once the crumbs look slightly browned and crispy, take them off the heat.
  4. In a large casserole dish, layer half of the frozen brocolli, cream of mushroom soup, crackers, and cheddar cheese.  Repeat with a second layer in the same order of the remaining ingredients.
  5. Bake at 350 for one hour.

 

Prepping our casserole for the oven and a picture of the gluten free crackers that I used:

Mmm, all done!

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