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Traditional Broccoli and Cauliflower Casserole

Here is a classic recipe from McCormicks for a traditional Broccoli and Cauliflower Casserole. What are your favorite side dishes on Thanksgiving?

Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole – Picture from McCormicks.com

Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole Recipe

This creamy casserole can be made a day ahead, refrigerated and then baked just before dinner. You can use either frozen or fresh vegetables!
  • 20m prep time
  • 40m cook time
  • 179 Calories
  • 13 Ingredient

Ingredients

10 Servings

Preparation

  • 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.