Oven baked casserole that is gooey and delicious! Broccoli, bacon, cheddar cheese, cream cheese and green onions
Prep Time: 15minutes
Cook Time: 45minutes
Total Time: 1hour
8oz cream cheese, (226g)
1tspfresh ground black pepper
1 1/2cupgrated cheddar cheese
10green onions, sliced
8cupsbroccoli, cut into medium sized florets
Preheat oven to 350F.
Cook the bacon until crispy. Drain and then crumble. Set aside.
Steam the broccoli until almost tender. They should seem a little undercooked.
Melt the butter in a medium saucepan. Add the flour and stir until thoroughly mixed. Add in the cream cheese and stir until melted.
Add the milk and spices. Stir until well heated but do not bring to a boil as that might scald the milk.
Stir in 1 cup of the grated cheese and remove from the heat.
Dump the broccoli in a 13x9 baking dish. Pour the cheese mixture over the broccoli. Sprinkle bacon (minus about 2 tablespoons) and sliced green onions (minus about 2 tablespoons). Gently fold so that the broccoli is coated in the cheese mixture and the bacon and green onions are mixed throughout.
Evenly spread the broccoli in the baking sheet. Sprinkle remaining cheddar cheese, bacon and green onions on top.
Bake for about 20 minutes or until bubbly and the cheese is melted