broccoli casserole recipes

14 Addictive Broccoli Casserole Recipes That You Need To Try

If you’ve been trying to eat healthily and are looking for some easy ways to incorporate more greens into your diet, you have to give these broccoli casserole recipes a try. They’re packed with nutrients and flavor, making them a great way to promote your health while satisfying your taste buds.

Casseroles are comfort meals that are simple enough for weeknight meals and fancy enough for potlucks and parties. And these recipes pair wonderfully with creamy tomato soup, herbed dinner rolls, or fresh salads. Give them a try, and you won’t be disappointed!

1. Better Broccoli Casserole

This ultra-creamy delicacy features caramelized roasted broccoli and sharp cheddar cheese used in its natural form — white! The addition of quinoa and veggie broth gives it lovely consistency, while the pepper flakes add a subtle spice. It also has a garlicky breadcrumb topping for a slight crunch. It makes for delicious leftovers, so you can make a big batch to enjoy on cold, dull days!

2. Broccoli and Cheese Baked Potato Casserole

This casserole pairs broccoli with potatoes and flavors it with a handful of simple but delicious spices. It calls for riced broccoli, although you can also use florets. It also has chopped red bell pepper for a pop of color, cheese for flavor and texture, and some thyme that adds an aromatic element. The recipe is adaptable, so use whatever you have on hand, and have fun!

3. Broccoli Casserole with Ritz Crackers

Combine creamy, cheesy casserole with buttery Ritz crackers, cheese, and frozen broccoli, and you have a crowd favorite on hand. This easy recipe is perfect for a simple weeknight family dinner or even special events. It’s make-ahead friendly, so add it to your meal-prep menu to enjoy a delicious meal on extra-busy days.

4. Broccoli Cheese Casserole

This casserole recipe replaces the typical condensed soup with a lovely sauce made with whole milk, cheddar cheese, and flour-and-butter roux to create a delightful base for broccoli. You can elevate its appeal by serving it topped with crackers flecked with parsley for added flavor, crunch, and color. It’s wonderful as-is, although you can also serve it with bread or pasta.

5. Broccoli Cheese Casserole with Orzo

Make this super-healthy casserole in a skillet to minimize dirty dishes. It is made with toasted orzo, whole milk, broth, cheddar cheese, hot sauce, chives, garlic, onion, and broccoli. Serve it as a main dish for lunch or as a side to a protein dish for dinner. You can also store leftovers in the fridge for 3-5 days.

6. Broccoli Chicken Divan

This easy-to-make dish is packed with nutrients and brimming with flavor. All you have to do is toss broccoli and chicken in an extra-creamy sauce, then top it with lots of shredded cheese and breadcrumbs to bake. It yields a golden-brown and bubbly dish that’s perfect for weeknight dinners. You can serve it over rice or noodles to round up your meal.

7. Broccoli Rice Casserole

A comfort dish at its finest, make this one-pot casserole by combining cheese with broccoli and rice — but butter is the key ingredient here. It gives the dish so much flavor, and you can also add it to the topping to give it an otherworldly crunch. Serve it with a protein-rich main dish for a satisfying meal.

8. Cheesy Ground Beef and Broccoli

This keto-friendly recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes, making it convenient for hectic weeknights. It includes the classic broccoli and cheese combo, then elevates it with ground beef and Italian seasoning to give you exquisite flavors in every hearty mouthful. You can serve it garnished with red pepper flakes to give the dish a spicy kick.

9. Chicken and Broccoli Noodle Casserole

Hearty, healthy, and super tasty, this dish is perfect for feeding a crowd. It’s made by smothering shredded chicken, broccoli, and egg noodles with a light creamy sauce, then baking it topped with toasted breadcrumbs. It keeps well in the fridge, so you can prepare a big batch for later. The recipe also comes with variations you can explore for a customized approach.

10. Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole

This recipe uses homemade condensed soup, chicken broth, seasonings, and cheddar cheese to flavor chicken and broccoli and produces a crowd-pleasing dish. It also has a buttery Ritz topping to give the dish a delightful crunch. The best thing? The recipe comes with a make-ahead method, so you can prepare it on weekends and enjoy it on weeknights.

11. Creamy Broccoli & Cauliflower Florets Casserole

Looking for a quick-to-make recipe? Try this 40-minute casserole! The recipe calls for tossing bite-sized broccoli and cauliflower florets with a cheesy, flavorful sauce to infuse every bite with yummy flavors. It also gets the right amount of crunch from panko breadcrumbs. The simple recipe delivers the perfect balance of flavors and textures and will become an instant favorite!

12. Ground Beef & Broccoli Casserole

This recipe is a cross between two all-time favorites — cheeseburger and lasagna! So, you can be assured even picky eaters will love it. It calls for smothering tender broccoli florets in a rich, cheesy tomato meat sauce, flavoring them with cheese, then baking it until the cheese is brown and bubbly. Top it off with some sour cream to serve.

13. Healthier Broccoli Chicken Casserole

Here’s a wonderful variation of the classic broccoli and chicken casseroles. In this recipe, the two staple ingredients are combined with your choice of pasta, then smothered with a light creamy mushroom sauce infused with tons of cheddar cheese to take it to the next level. The cozy dish also has tons of zesty seasonings to delight your taste buds.

14. Keto Broccoli Mushroom Casserole

This low-carb dish is a must-try! It’s healthy, packed full of flavor, and goes well with most diets. The veggie-packed dish is smothered in a velvety smooth cheese sauce, which makes it delicious to eat on its own. However, if you want a filling meal, you can also serve it with keto cheese bread or garlic butter mushrooms.

AboutRibana Hategan

Ribana is a certified pastry chef and passionate home cook who curates and develops recipes that are high on nutrition. She develops and tests cost effective, nutritious meals using quality ingredients to help people better their everyday eating experiences.