Broccoli casserole in the oven

187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
You can enjoy the unparalleled taste of fish dishes without the participation of the fish itself. Broccoli casserole is a worthy alternative to such expensive dishes. Delicious aroma that comes from the oven, as well as the granular texture of this cabbage do not leave anyone indifferent. Especially women who are anxious about their figure will love her. Moreover, it is easy, inexpensive and simple to prepare such an exquisite treat. And it will take them only 50 minutes, or even less.
187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
Many are already eager to familiarize themselves with the recipes of broccoli casseroles cooked in the oven.

This cabbage is unique in its kind, as it is dietary, healing and non-allergic at the same time. Her (along with zucchini) can be given to small children, as the first products of adult nutrition.

Chicken sold for a million dollars

187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
Such a price, of course, does not exist for chicken. However, having prepared an appetizing casserole with broccoli and chicken, it will be worth it. Products turn out juicy, but at the same time gentle and pleasant to taste.
187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
To achieve this result is possible only if:

  • 300 g of chicken fillet to wash and remove the film, cut into strips along the fibers;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • salt and pepper and then put on the bottom of the goose (without adding vegetable oil);
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • each inflorescence (cabbage need 500 g) is separated into smaller fractions;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • pour sprigs with boiling water (a liter of water is desirable to salt), using a colander;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • gently lay the inflorescences on top of the meat;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • to cook the pot: beating the egg with spices and salt, with a small stream, pour 250 ml of kefir and thicken the mixture 2 tbsp. l flour;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • Russian cheese (100 g), grated medium grated;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • pour the ingredients over with this sauce so that they practically disappear and tug it with chips on top;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • send the form for half an hour to the oven, preheated to 180 degrees;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • after baking, give the dish a little cool;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • Before serving, broccoli casserole should be decorated with parsley and green onion feathers.
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven

It is noteworthy, but the technology and the cooking time of this dish may be different for some cooks. To the main processes they are added a few more steps, namely:

  • cutting chicken fillet into cubes;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • roasting / boiling meat with spices and onions (curry or hops suneli) in a small amount of oil;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • blanching of inflorescences in salted water (up to 3 minutes);
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • whipping cream / sour cream with an egg in a blender (it is important not to forget to add salt and pepper).
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven

At the same time, for a brighter and more savory taste, you can rub pickled / salted cucumber to these products. Anyway, this dish is baked a little faster than usual, just 20-25 minutes.

187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
To the table it can be served along with cutting of hard cheese or fresh vegetables: tomatoes in company with bell pepper. Leaves of lettuce, arugula, and green onions will surely provide guests with a real burst of flavors.

Before serving, the casserole should be removed from the mold and hot split into separate portions. According to the tradition for such a meal, the hostess should provide a fork and knife, as well as a glass of water.

Nurse duet

187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
Megadietic get a casserole of broccoli and cauliflower. These two "related" products perfectly harmonize in taste, color and texture. Nevertheless, it is worthwhile to correctly choose a sauce and related ingredients. In no case should they “choke” the delicate taste of these two types of cabbage. Therefore, to such a “sister duet” you can safely add carrots, leeks, bell peppers, tomatoes and even a sweet and sour apple. However, in order for everything to turn out to be five stars, you need to perform the following steps step by step:

  • divide and cut into inflorescences;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • for three minutes to boil the cabbage in salted water and pour it into a colander so that it dries out;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • chop onions and garlic, which will give the dish a magical aroma;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • fry them for 2 min. in oil, adding 3 tbsp. l flour;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • pour 150-200 ml of meat or fish broth (after 5 minutes, put 4 pieces of butter / cheese in the sauce);
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • season with salt, paprika, pepper and nutmeg;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • 100 g of breading mixed with spices, pour 4 tablespoons there. l butter (melted), grind thoroughly;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • chop 100-150 g of Parmesan or Fontina cheese.
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven

At this stage, the basic preparations are made. This is followed by the already familiar steps of "packing" casseroles with broccoli, which is prepared in the oven. While the sauce has not cooled, you need to quickly carry out the shaping, and for this you will need:

  • ½ part of the cabbage lay on the bottom of the form, pour half the cream sauce and sprinkle with cheese chips;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • put the remaining ingredients in the same order;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • finally, evenly spread the oil-soaked breadcrumbs over the surface;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • send broccoli casserole in the oven for 35-40 minutes.
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven

In other interpretations of the preparation of this “family duo”, leeks, carrots, sweet peppers and spinach are roasted along with the inflorescences. And grated tomato is added to the sauce, but without skin.

187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
As decorations use sprigs of parsley and dill.

This delicate treat blends beautifully with red fish. For example, it is possible to cut fillet of trout, salmon or salmon into cubes and present it along with casserole. Moreover, this fish can be added to the dish itself.

Bonus points

187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
It is worth noting that the broccoli cheese casserole can include various foods. With it, meat and fish, and some kind of cereal are perfectly combined. Of course, it is better to separately prepare each of these ingredients, because they need more time than cabbage. Then they should be combined and sent to bake. Perhaps it is time to announce this list. Thus, the recipe for broccoli casserole should include:

  • minced chicken fillet or pork;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • whole / sliced ​​tomatoes;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • mushrooms (mushrooms, honey agaric, but the white mushroom will generally resemble chicken in taste);
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • boiled rice with meat fillets;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • smoked bacon or thighs;
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
  • pasta.
    187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven

For all this, the principle of cooking remains the same. You can further diversify the flavor range of canned peas, as well as beans. It should be somehow unusual to present the dish. With the help of special casserole molds, some carve funny figures: hearts, houses or animals. On a golden crust they originally spread bright greens with red flowers made from tomatoes and fruits.

A good addition to the broccoli casserole will be the sour cream / mustard sauce. But yogurt or mousse with sourness will be an excellent “companion” for such a meal.

Among other things, when buying broccoli cabbage, you need to pay attention to its appearance. Bright shade and elastic texture of the inflorescences indicate the high quality of the product.

187-Broccoli Casserole in the oven
At the same time it should not emit a fetid odor. Keeping these minor reminders will help prepare a wholesome and extraordinarily tasty treat.

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