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Broccoli Au Gratin

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Ingredients
  Frozen broccoli spears 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided
  All-purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Swiss cheese/Cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded (Swiss Or Cheddar)
  Seasoned bread crumbs 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cook the broccoli and keep aside.

MAKING
2. In a 1-quart casserole, place 2 tablespoon butter.
3. In the microwave, heat the butter for 45 to 60 seconds at High to melt.
4. First, mix the flour, salt and pepper and then blend in the milk.
5. In the microwave, cook for 4 to 5 minutes at Power 7 or Medium-High, until thickened, stirring twice.
6. Mix the cheese and stir till it melts.
7. Pour the sauce over the broccoli and turn to coat.

FINALIZING
8. In a small bowl, place the rest of the butter.
9. In the microwave, heat the butter for 45 to 60 seconds at High to melt.
10. Add the bread crumbs and stir them in.
11. Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the broccoli.
12. In the microwave, cook the broccoli for 2 minutes at High.

SERVING
13. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
9 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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