Broccoli Onion Casserole

Broccoli Onion Casserole – favorite healthy side dish
Broccoli Onion Casserole

This Broccoli Onion Casserole is an absolutely amazing satisfying meal! Even if you hate broccoli (like my husband), you will love it in this dish. The broccoli here is tender-crisp and tastes so good in cheesy sauce and fried onion topping. That’s a perfect way to bright green vegetables to your dinner.

Broccoli Onion Casserole Recipe

Broccoli Onion Casserole recipe is a comforting, easy to make dish that works for weeknights as well as holidays side dish. Plus, this is a healthy dish loaded with wholesome vegetables and some protein from cheddar cheese homemade creamy sauce.

Try this light, low-calorie Broccoli Onion Casserole that offers great flavor with minimal effort and maximum satisfaction.

How to Serve Broccoli Onion Casserole

This Broccoli Onion Casserole is going to become a favorite side dish to any poultry or meat. I often serve it with this Roasted Pork Tenderloin and Chicken Meatballs.

Serve this Broccoli Onion Casserole on the side of your favorite ham or roasted chicken and don’t forget about serving it along with a fresh veggie salad for the perfect healthy meal!

If you like this Broccoli Onion Casserole you might also like this Cauliflower Casserole. Try them both and live a comment below which one is your preference.

Serving: Prep time:  Cook Time: Total Time:
 for 4 20 min  30 min  50 min

Ingredients for Broccoli Onion Casserole

  • 2 lb (550 g) broccoli florets
  • 1 large (260 g) onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. (10 g) olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. (25 g.) butter
  • 2 tbsp. (25 g.) all-purpose flour
  • 5 cup (355 ml.) milk (any kind will work)
  • 5 cup (100 g.) grated cheddar cheese, fat reduced
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. oregano
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 cup (25 g.) crumbled croutons
Broccoli Onion Casserole – favorite healthy side dish
Broccoli Onion Casserole

How to Make Broccoli Onion Casserole

  1. In a large pot, bring water to boil, add the broccoli florets and boil for 2 minutes. Drain the broccoli in a colander and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking
  2. Place the broccoli in a medium casserole dish; set aside.
  3. Heat a medium saucepan on medium-high, melt the butter, then add the flour and cook, stirring, until it turns to light golden. Gradually pour in the milk while whisking.
  4. Add garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, salt, and Continue cooking about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened and bubbly.
  5. Remove from the heat and add the cheddar cheese; stir until completely melted.
  6. Pour the sauce evenly over the broccoli.
  7. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and onion. Cook onion, stirring occasionally until golden.
  8. Sprinkle the onion evenly on top of the broccoli casserole. Top with crumbled croutons and bake about 30 minutes until golden brown and bubbly.
  9. Remove from the oven. Serve hot and enjoy!
Broccoli Onion Casserole – favorite healthy side dish
Broccoli Onion Casserole

How Many Calories in Broccoli Onion Casserole

Calories (per 100 g): 103 cal Calories (per 1 serve, 275 g): 285 cal
Fat: 5.0 g Fat: 13.8 g
Carbohydrates: 10.2 g Carbohydrates: 28.1 g
Protein: 5.5 g Protein: 15.1 g

Broccoli Onion Casserole

Broccoli Onion Casserole recipe is a comforting, easy to make dish that works for weeknights as well as holidays side dish. Plus, this is a healthy dish loaded with wholesome vegetables and some protein from cheddar cheese homemade creamy sauce.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Broccoli onion casserole,broccoli casserole recipe,healthy broccoli casserole,comforting dish,easy to make dish,weeknights meal,holiday side dish
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 103kcal

Ingredients

  • 1.2 lb 550 g broccoli florets
  • 1 large 260 g onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. 10 g olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. 25 g. butter
  • 2 tbsp. 25 g. all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 cup 355 ml. milk (any kind will work)
  • 1.5 cup 100 g. grated cheddar cheese, fat reduced
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. oregano
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 cup 25 g. crumbled croutons

Instructions

  • In a large pot, bring water to boil, add the broccoli florets and boil for 2 minutes. Drain the broccoli in a colander and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • Place the broccoli in a medium casserole dish; set aside.
  • Heat a medium saucepan on medium-high, melt the butter, then add the flour and cook, stirring, until it turns to light golden. Gradually pour in the milk while whisking.
  • Add garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, salt, and pepper. Continue cooking about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened and bubbly.
  • Remove from the heat and add the cheddar cheese; stir until completely melted.
  • Pour the sauce evenly over the broccoli.
  • Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and onion. Cook onion, stirring occasionally until golden.
  • Sprinkle the onion evenly on top of the broccoli casserole. Top with crumbled croutons and bake about 30 minutes until golden brown and bubbly.
  • Remove from the oven. Serve hot and enjoy!

Notes

How Many Calories in Broccoli Onion Casserole
Calories (per 100 g): 103 cal Calories (per 1 serve, 275 g): 285 cal
Fat: 5.0 g Fat: 13.8 g
Carbohydrates: 10.2 g Carbohydrates: 28.1 g
Protein: 5.5 g Protein: 15.1 g

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