Zelda Hopkins Recipe

My Brother's Favorite Casserole

By Zelda Hopkins Zelda51

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serves 10
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Zelda's Story

This was one of my Brother's favorite casserole. He would almost eat 1/2 of the casserole dish by hisself. He liked the frozen vegetables but he preferred the fresh veggies when they were in season. So I hope you enjoy the dish like he did.


1 pkg
frozen cauliflower florets, 20oz, [ we prefer using fresh vegetables when available]
1 pkg
frozen broccoli florets, 20oz[fresh when in season]
4 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
3 c
8 oz
shredded cheddar cheese
4 oz
grated parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp
3 c
ham, chopped
3 c
fresh bread crumbs tossed with 4 tablespoons melted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook cauliflower and broccoli in boiling water until slightly underdone. Drain and set aside. Melt butter in 1 quart saucepan. Stir in flour and blend well. Gradually add milk, Stirring constantly until thickened. Add Cheddar, Parmesan, and salt, and stir over low heat until cheese melts. Place vegetables in ungreased 4 quart casserole dish and Sprinkle with chopped ham.Pour cheese sauce over all.Cover with buttered bread crumbs. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes, or until crumbs are golden browns.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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Straw's Kitchen CinCooks
Aug 18, 2012
Zelda...saved this to make sometime. Love the sound of it with the fresh veggies. Bet your Brother loved visiting your place =;D.
Zelda Hopkins Zelda51
Aug 17, 2012
Rose Mary I'm glad you liked it, I almost didn't put it on because my Brother died about a year ago but that is what he requested everytime he came to visit.So please enjoy the recipe.
Rose Mary Mogan cookinginillinois
Aug 17, 2012
Well I can't wait to make this Zelda, I am sure it will be very tasty. Thanks for sharing one of your family's favorite recipes.
Zelda Hopkins Zelda51
Aug 17, 2012
Thank you for your comments Jamie, I hope you like it.
jamie Beecham jamie4cakes
Aug 17, 2012
Now Zelda that is a loaded casserole and sound delish. Thank you for sharing