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Broccoli Cheddar Spread

I've contributed this rich creamy spread to family get-togethers for years. I was able to lighten up the original recipe with out loosing any of the terrific flavor.—BethParker, Graysville, Alabama
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    3 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 cups reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 envelope vegetable recipe mix (Knorr)
  • Pita chips or reduced-fat crackers

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Place broccoli and water in a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. In a large bowl, combine sour cream, 1/2 cup cheese and recipe mix. Gently stir in broccoli.
  • Transfer to an ungreased shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Serve with pita chips or crackers.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 80 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/2 fat.

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