Broccoli Casserole Southern-Style
(From the Houston Junior League Cookbook)



1/4 cup finely chopped onion

6 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

1/2 cup water

1 jar (8 ounces) processed American cheese spread

2 packages frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and well drained

3 eggs, well beaten

1/2 cup soda cracker crumbs



Sauté onion in 4 tablespoons of the butter until soft. Stir in flour. Add water. Cook over low heat, stirring, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Blend in cheese. Combine sauce and broccoli. Add eggs; mix gently until blended. Turn into greased 1-1/2 quart casserole. Cover with cracker crumbs. Dot with remaining butter. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes.

Serves 6 to 8


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