A photo of a cheesy broccoli casserole with crispy bacon and panko bread crumbs on top in a glass baking dish.

Creamy Cheesy Broccoli Bake with Bacon

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 -8
Broccoli...you either love it, or you hate it. I absolutely hated broccoli until I met Cade. I'll tell you more about that story in a minute, but I guarantee that any hater who tries this creamy cheesy broccoli bake with bacon will be a hater no longer! It's indulgent, luscious, and topped with a crispy panko crust and bacon.

Ingredients

  • 6 Cups Small Broccoli Florets
  • 2 Carrots Sliced
  • 8 oz.  Cream Cheese, softened
  • Tablespoons Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 3/4 Cup  Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Shredded Mozzarella
  • 1/3 Cup Panko Bread Crumbs toasted
  • slices  Fully Cooked Bacon chopped

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 425°F.
  • Add broccoli and carrots to a saucepan of boiling water; cook 2 to 3 min. or until crisp-tender. Do not overcook.
  • Drain.
  • Meanwhile, mix next 5 ingredients until blended smooth.
  • Place cooked vegetables in a large bowl. Add cream cheese mixture and stir until vegetables are evenly coated.
  • Spoon into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray or rubbed with butter; top with panko and bacon. Cover with foil.
  • Bake 25 min. or until heated through, uncovering for the last 5 min.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Cheesy Broccoli Bake with Bacon
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 141
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 17.6mg6%
Sodium 225mg10%
Carbohydrates 13.1g4%
Fiber 2.9g12%
Sugar 4.7g5%
Protein 8.4g17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.