Zesty Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli Casserole

INGREDIENTS:

3 (10-ounce) packages frozen broccoli florets, thawed
Cooking spray
1 1/2 cups fat-free milk
2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup (4 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
3/4 cup chopped onion (about 1/2 medium)
1 (8-ounce) can water chestnuts, rinsed, drained, and sliced
3/4 cup breadcrumbs
2 teaspoons butter, melted

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

Preheat oven to 375°.

Arrange broccoli in an even layer in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; set aside.

Combine milk, flour, salt, and pepper in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until thick, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add cheddar and cream cheeses; stir until smooth. Stir in mayonnaise, onion, and water chestnuts. Spoon cheese mixture evenly over broccoli.

Place panko in a small bowl. Drizzle with butter, and toss. Sprinkle breadcrumb mixture evenly over cheese mixture. Lightly spray breadcrumb layer with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until mixture begins to bubble and breadcrumbs brown.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (per serving):

CALORIES 141 (31% from fat);

FAT 4.9g (sat 2.6g,mono 1.3g,poly 0.7g);

IRON 1mg;

CHOLESTEROL 15mg;

CALCIUM 173mg;

CARBOHYDRATE 17.9g;

SODIUM 484mg;

PROTEIN 8.6g;

FIBER 4.1g