Broccoli Parmesan

This recipe calls for just broccoli flowerets, but don't discard the leaves and stalks. Instead, dice or shred them to use in salads and stir-fries.


Serves 6 to 8

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch


8 cups broccoli flowerets
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons onion, chopped
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
1 3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon ground marjoram
Optional: additional Parmesan cheese


Steam broccoli, covered, in a steamer basket over boiling water 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Keep warm.

Meanwhile, melt butter in a heavy saucepan; add onion and sauté until tender. Add flour and bouillon granules, stirring until blended. Cook, stirring constantly, one minute. Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantely, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in 1/2 cup cheese and next 4 ingredients; pour over broccoli. Sprinkle with additional cheese, if desired.


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October 2011
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