Broccoli & Cheese Casserole Is Filling And Nutritious

Broccoli and cheese casserole. Pic: Sanjeev Kapoor

Florets of broccoli stir fried with garlic, mixed with white sauce and cheese, topped with grated potatoes and more cheese – packed into a casserole and baked! If you want to feed your kid’s broccoli during the festive season this is the most full proof way to ensure that they gobble it up gladly!

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Broccoli and Cheese Casserole Recipe

◦ Broccoli separated into florets and blanched 1 medium

◦ Processed cheese grated ½ cup

◦ Olive oil 1

◦ Garlic cloves finely chopped 4-5

◦ Pine nuts(chilgoza) toasted 2 teaspoons

◦ White sauce 2 cups

◦ Salt to taste

◦ White pepper powder to taste

◦ Potatoes parboiled and grated 2 medium


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté for thirty seconds. Add broccoli and toss.

Step 2

Add pine nuts, white sauce and mix. Add salt, pepper powder and mix well. Remove from heat, add half the processed cheese and mix well.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 180°C. Transfer the broccoli mixture into a six inch square glass baking dish and top with the potatoes and remaining cheese.

Step 4

Place the dish in the preheated oven and bake for ten to fifteen minutes. Serve hot.


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