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Buttery Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Very simple and unbelievably delicious side dish or vegetarian dish
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish/Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli casseroles, holiday side dishes, vegetable and cheese side dishes
Servings: 4 -6
Calories: 223kcal


  • 2 – 10 oz blocks of frozen chopped broccoli
  • 10 oz process cheese spread like Velveeta, cut into cubes
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter 3/4 cup, divided
  • 1 sleeve Ritz crackers crushed


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease or spray a 2 quart casserole.
  • Cook broccoli according to package directions; drain well and set aside.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the cheese spread with 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) of butter. Stir until smooth. Add broccoli and mix well. Place in prepared casserole. In a medium saucepan, melt the remaining 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter and add crushed crackers, mixing well to coat with butter. Top broccoli mixture with buttered crumbs.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20-30 minutes or until bubbly and cracker crumbs begin to turn golden brown.



Serving: 1serving | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 739mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 644IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 258mg