Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole

This creamy casserole can be made a day ahead, refrigerated and then baked just before dinner. Using frozen vegetables makes this dish a cinch. If you want to raise the bar, use fresh veggies and serve right away!

Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole

Photo by Hollywood


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup plain dry bread crumbs

  • ¼

    cup plus 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated and divided

  • 2

    tablespoons butter, melted

  • teaspoons McCormick® Perfect Pinch® Italian Seasoning, divided

  • 1

    package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli florets, thawed

  • 1

    package (16 ounces) frozen cauliflower florets, thawed

  • 2

    tablespoons butter

  • 1

    large onion, chopped (1 cup)

  • 2

    tablespoons flour

  • 1

    teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Salt

  • ¼

    teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Coarse Ground

  • cups milk

  • 4

    ounces (½ package) cream cheese, cubed

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese, 2 tablespoons melted butter and 1/2 teaspoon of the Italian seasoning in small bowl. Set aside. Cut up any large broccoli or cauliflower florets into bite-size pieces. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour, remaining 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, garlic salt and pepper. Add milk; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Add cream cheese and remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese; cook and stir until cream cheese is melted. Add vegetables; toss gently to coat. Spoon into 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle top evenly with crumb mixture. Bake 40 minutes or until heated through and top is lightly browned. Make-Ahead Tip: Unbaked casserole may be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Bake as directed. Flavor Variation: Substitute 1 teaspoon McCormick® Perfect Pinch® Lemon & Pepper Seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Basil Leaves for the Italian Seasoning.


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