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Cheesy Broccoli with Bacon

Marybeth Feutz
Do you need a delicious side dish to go with dinner tonight? Make a double batch, this easy Cheesy Broccoli with Bacon will have everyone asking for seconds!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side
Cuisine American
Servings 4 -6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2- pound bag frozen broccoli florets thawed and drained
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-3/4 cups milk
  • 8 ounces Velveeta cheese cubed
  • 12 pieces bacon cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 4 Roma tomatoes chopped

Instructions
 

  • Place thawed, drained broccoli in a 9x13 pan.
  • Bake broccoli at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, until broccoli is heated through and the edges begin to turn golden-brown.
  • While the broccoli is cooking, make the cheese sauce.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter over low heat.
  • When butter is melted, add flour and pepper. Whisk briskly to form a paste.
  • Add milk to paste, whisking to combine.
  • Heat over low heat until milk is warm.
  • Add cubed cheese, about 1/3 at a time, and stir occasionally until cheese is melted.
  • When broccoli is cooked, add cheese sauce and bacon to broccoli and stir to mix.
  • Top broccoli with chopped tomatoes and serve.
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