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from [psfreeman]

Broccoli Elegant

Creamy vegetable side dish. As pretty as it is tasty, it's an extra-special way to serve broccoli, and it really dresses up a table. Recipe published in Country Woman Christmas.

  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook time: 20 Minutes


  • 3 cup(s) water
  • 1/2 cup(s) plus 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 6-ounce package(s) corn bread stuffing mix
  • 2 10-ounce package(s) frozen broccoli spears, cooked and drained
  • 2 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 1/3 cup(s) milk
  • 1 3-ounce package(s) cream cheese, softened and cubed
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup(s) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) paprika


• In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, 1/4 cup butter and seasoning packet from stuffing mixes; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat; add stuffing crumbs and toss. Let stand for 5 minutes.

• Spoon stuffing around edges of greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Place broccoli spears in center of dish. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt remaining butter. Stir in the flour, bouillon and salt until smooth. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

• Add cream cheese; stir until melted. Add onions; mix well. Pour over broccoli. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika. Yield: 8-10 servings.

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