Fresh Broccoli Casserole

Lynn demonstrates how to make a fresh broccoli casserole that is a great side dish for any dinner.  This recipe is easily doubled if you need a larger amount.  Adapted from Pinterest.


  • ¼ stick butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 head fresh broccoli, chopped
  • ¼ cup onion, diced
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cups panko crumbs
  • Additional melted butter to drizzle on top of panko crumbs

In a small saucepan, melt butter.  Add flour and whisk well.  Add salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder.  Whisk in 1 cup of milk and bring to a boil over medium heat.  When sauce, thickens, remove from heat and let come to room temperature before using.

Preheat oven to 350°.  Spray a square baking pan, (9x9" or 8x8") with cooking spray and set aside.

Combine the cooled sauce with the mayonnaise, ¼ cup milk, cheese and egg.  Mix well.  Add chopped broccoli and onion.  Mix well and pour into the prepared pan.  Bake for 30-40 minutes.  Remove from oven and sprinkle the crushed panko crumbs over top and drizzle with melted butter.  Return to the oven for 15 minutes.

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