Want the kids to eat more broccoli? Just add savory stuffing and cheese for the yummy Broccoli and Stuffing Casserole recipe that uses Stove Top Stuffing!
Broccoli and Stuffing – Easy and Delicious Broccoli Casserole with Stuffing and Cheese
Do you love to find new ways to inspire your kids to each more vegetables? This delicious broccoli casserole with stuffing is a great recipe that does just that!
This broccoli and stuffing casserole with cheddar cheese is a delicious way to put a little more appeal into eating veggies. Broccoli and stuffing is so simple to prepare, and anything that is simple and delicious with broccoli is a winner!
Cook the thawed broccoli in chicken broth for a few minutes before adding the stuffing and cheese. Mix well and let sit for 4-5 minutes. Serve just like it is, or bake in the oven with additional cheese. Either way, broccoli and stuffing with cheese is a winning dish that the whole family will love.
Ingredients Needed for Kid Friendly Broccoli and Stuffing
- Frozen Broccoli
- Chicken Broth
- Box of Stuffing Mix
- Cheddar Cheese
- Salt and Pepper
This is a great recipe to get your kids to try broccoli! It's hard to resist when added with stuffing and a little cheese.
- 1 (10 oz.) package chopped broccoli, thawed
- 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 (6 oz.) box stuffing (use Kraft stove top)
- salt & pepper to taste
- 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Thaw broccoli in the microwave for about 4 minutes. Make sure broccoli is well-thawed.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Simmer thawed broccoli for a few minutes in chicken broth. Lightly salt and pepper the broccoli as it cooks.
Add the stuffing mix to the pan with the cooked broccoli and stir through.
Stir in 1/2 cup of cheese.
Cover and let sit for about 4 minutes.
Pour mixture into a casserole dish and bake uncovered for 10-15 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of cheese to the top and put back into the oven to melt.
How to Make Stuffing with Broccoli:
Step 1. Simmer the thawed broccoli for a few minutes in chicken broth, butter and salt & pepper before adding the stuffing mix.
Step 2. Add stuffing and cheese to the broccoli and stir through. Cover and let sit for about 4 minutes. You could serve exactly as it is and it would be great!
How To Make Fun Broccoli and Stuffing and Cheese Balls –
Give the kids something fun to eat:
Step 1. Lay foil on a cookie sheet and spray with non stick spray. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Step 2. Mix the beaten egg with 1 tablespoon of milk and mix through the broccoli stuffing. I like to use my hands for this.
Step 3. Form 6-7 meatball sized balls and lay on the cookie sheet. Bake for 12 minutes. You can also put them under the broiler for a minute to give them a little extra crunch.
What to Serve with Broccoli and Stuffing:
Yummy Oven Fried Chicken Legs
Skillet Fried Chicken Thighs
Frozen Chicken Meatballs