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24 Delicious Broccoli and Cheese Recipes You Can’t Resist

Love broccoli, love cheese?

Then you’re in for a treat!

From crowd-pleasing appetizers to weeknight dinners that are simple and delicious, this collection of my best broccoli and cheese recipes has something for everyone.

Whether you’re looking for a dish to make with ingredients you already have on hand or an oven-baked favorite to please the family at dinnertime, you won’t be disappointed.

So let’s get cooking—here are 24 yummy ways to combine these two flavorful ingredients!

Broccoli and Cheese Recipes

1. Creamy Broccoli Cheese Casserole

I’m a sucker for cheesy casseroles and this creamy broccoli cheese casserole is no exception.

With just 30 minutes of prep, it’s ready before you know it!

This dish has all the savory flavors I love – cream cheese, sour cream, cheddar, parmesan, and garlic.

Plus, a hint of Italian seasoning to give it an extra kick.

The best part?

It’s super versatile – customize it with your favorite seasonings or add some crushed red pepper flakes on top for an extra punch of flavor.


2. Broccoli with Cheese Sauce

Whenever I’m in need of a quick and comforting side dish, broccoli with cheese sauce is always my go-to.

This recipe has just the right balance of creaminess and flavor that pairs perfectly with any meal.

And best of all, it’s so easy to make – no chopping or prepping required!

Just thaw the frozen broccoli florets, melt the butter, add some flour and spices before stirring in milk and Velveeta cubes until you get a thick cheesy sauce.

Serve it up hot for maximum yumminess!

3. Easy Cheesy Broccoli Skillet

This cheesy broccoli skillet is one of my favorite go-to dishes when I’m in a pinch!

With just 5 minutes of prep, it’s ready and on the table in no time.

The combination of cream, mozzarella, Cheddar, and Parmesan creates this deliciously creamy cheesy sauce that takes this dish to the next level.

Plus, it’s loaded with veggies too – so you get all the flavor without all the guilt!

4. Outback Broccoli and Cheese

Outback Broccoli and Cheese is my go-to side dish for steak nights.

It’s super easy to make with just a few ingredients – steamed broccoli, cheese sauce, and a dollop of Cheez-Whiz.

The combination of the creamy cheese sauce, Monterey jack cheese, and Cheez Whiz creates an incredible flavor that pairs perfectly with steak or baked potatoes.

Plus, it only takes 10 minutes from start to finish!

5. Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Cheese Soup

If you’re looking for a hearty and comforting soup, look no further than this soup.

It’s so easy to whip up with fresh veggies and pantry staples like chicken base, flour, cheese, and half-and-half.

Plus it’s ready in less than an hour!

The flavors are creamy and comforting but the soup is still loaded with good-for-you ingredients.

I can’t wait to dig into a bowl of this deliciousness!

6. Broccoli Cheese Bake

I love making dishes that everyone enjoys – and this broccoli cheese bake is always a hit!

It’s one of those dishes that feels special, but it’s so easy to make.

All you need is butter, flour, salt, milk, cheese, eggs, and broccoli – plus some time in the oven.

The result?

A creamy cheesy dish with perfectly cooked florets that are sure to please any crowd!

7. Creamy Broccoli Mac and Cheese

When it comes to comfort food, there’s nothing quite like mac and cheese.

But this creamy broccoli mac and cheese takes it to a whole new level of deliciousness!

The combination of garlic, shallot, dijon mustard, cheddar cheese, and plenty of cream makes this dish one you won’t forget – plus the added bonus of getting some veggies in there too!

It only takes 30 minutes from start to finish so it’s perfect for busy weeknights and kids love it too.

Trust me when I say this creamy broccoli mac and cheese is worth every bite.

8. Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup

I’m a big fan of the soup at Panera, so I was excited to try this copycat version.

It’s super simple and takes less than 30 minutes to make!

All you need is one pot, some butter and veggies, chicken broth, milk, cream, flour, and cheese.

Stir it all together on the stove for a few minutes then top with more cheese and enjoy! It’ll be just as delicious as the real thing.

9. Broccoli Cheese Balls

Whenever I’m looking for a delicious and easy appetizer, my go-to is broccoli cheese balls.

They’re so tasty, with three kinds of gooey melted cheese and fresh broccoli on the inside.

And they get that perfect crunch from the Panko crumbs on the outside.

Plus, you can whip them up in under an hour!

10. Creamy Broccoli & Bacon

Creamy broccoli and bacon is one of my favorite recipes to make.

The combination of the cheesy creamy parmesan garlic sauce, crispy bacon, and bubbling mozzarella with the crunchy broccoli florets is so good!

Plus, it’s keto-approved and low-carb – so you can indulge without any guilt.

I love making this dish for special occasions because everyone enjoys it – even those who don’t usually like vegetables!

11. Cauliflower broccoli cheese

This cauliflower broccoli cheese is the real deal!

I’m always a fan of classic recipes, but this one really takes it to the next level.

It’s cheesy and creamy and full of flavor – everything you’d want in a comforting dish.

Plus, with just a few ingredients like garlic, thyme, olive oil, almonds, ciabatta bread, and cheddar cheese – it comes together quickly for an easy weeknight meal.

So even if you’re short on time or energy, you can still enjoy this deliciousness!

12. Broccoli cheddar soup

I love a good bowl of soup on a cold day, and this broccoli cheddar soup is the perfect way to warm up!

The combination of butter, carrots, celery, onions, garlic, and potatoes makes for an incredibly flavorful base.

Add broccoli florets for texture and thyme for flavor.

And let’s not forget the sharp cheddar cheese and Parmesan – both are essential!

All these delicious ingredients come together in one pot to create a creamy and comforting meal that’s sure to please everyone.

13. Broccoli and Cheese Risotto

I’m a huge fan of risotto, so when I discovered this broccoli and cheese recipe, it was love at first sight.

The combination of creamy cheese and tender bits of broccoli make for the perfect comfort food.

Plus it only takes about 30 minutes to prepare!

I usually add a dash of paprika for an extra kick – but that’s totally optional.

Either way, you can’t go wrong with this delicious dish!

14. Easy Broccoli Cheese Baked Potatoes

I love a good baked potato, and these broccoli cheese baked potatoes take it to the next level.

They’re so much more than just a plain ol’ spud!

The combination of roasted broccoli, cheese sauce, and freshly shredded cheddar makes for the most delicious meal.

Plus, with only 10 minutes of prep time, it comes together in no time at all!

If you’re looking for an easy meatless meal that will please everyone, this is definitely your go-to dish.

15. Broccoli Cheese and Potato Soup

I’m all about comfort food and this broccoli cheese and potato soup is the ultimate!

All you need are a few fresh vegetables, some broth, and shredded cheese.

The combination of garlic, onion, carrots, potatoes, and broccoli in a thick cheesy broth makes for an incredibly flavorful meal — one that’s sure to please everyone at the dinner table.

It only takes 30 minutes to make too so it’s perfect if you’re short on time but still want something delicious.

16. Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

If you love quiche as much as I do, then this broccoli cheddar quiche is a must-try.

Just look at the ingredients: creamy custard, tender broccoli florets, and sharp white cheddar cheese!

It’s like a party in your mouth – one that you can serve for any meal of the day.

Plus it’s super affordable to make.

I’ve made this recipe several times for breakfast and dinner, but I’m sure it would be great for brunch too.

17. Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Yum, yummy, yumm!

My family can’t get enough of this cheesy broccoli rice.

It has all our favorite flavors in one delicious side dish.

The combination of butter, cheese, and garlic powder makes it so creamy and flavorful – you’ll be tempted to eat it all yourself!

And the best thing about it?

You can customize it with the cheese and vegetables your family loves.

18. Broccoli And Cheese Pinwheels

I’m always looking for creative recipes to make for a quick and easy meal.

And these broccoli and cheese pinwheels are just that!

With only 5 ingredients, they come together in 35 minutes flat – perfect for busy weeknights.

The combination of cream cheese, chicken, broccoli, and cheese wrapped in puff pastry is absolutely delicious.

My kids love them too; it’s the perfect way to sneak some veggies into their meals without any fuss!

19. Broccoli and Feta Brownies

I love experimenting with ingredients and this recipe for Broccoli and Feta Brownies is the perfect example of that.

I combined my favorite combination of broccoli and feta cheese to create a tasty little bar – something different yet super delicious!

It only takes about 60 minutes to make these brownies, which include ingredients like eggs, flour, salt, oil, milk, mozzarella cheese, pecorino cheese, and fresh dill.

The combination of flavors is really unique and really tasty.

These are sure to be a hit with everyone who tries them!

20. Air Fryer Broccoli Cheese Bites

I was looking for a new way to make broccoli when I stumbled upon air fryer broccoli cheese bites.

What sounded like an odd combination turned out to be my new favorite dish!

The mix of crunchy bread crumbs, salty cheddar cheese, and fresh broccoli is simply heavenly.

Plus the fact that it only takes 70 minutes from start to finish makes this recipe even more attractive.

If your kids are picky eaters, you’ll surely get them hooked with these delicious bites!

21. Creamy Broccoli and Cheese Chicken Quinoa Casserole

I’m a big fan of casseroles, and this creamy broccoli and cheese chicken quinoa casserole is my new favorite.

It’s packed full of flavor from the garlic powder, cayenne pepper, chili powder, and parmesan cheese – not to mention all of the nutritious ingredients like quinoa, broccoli, and chicken.

Plus it’s super easy to make!

All you need is one pot and about 30 minutes for your family to enjoy a delicious dinner. I know mine does!

22. Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin

This broccoli and cauliflower gratin is the perfect side dish for any meal.

It’s full of flavor from the roasted veggies, garlic, onion, and spices.

Plus, it’s extra creamy with a buttery Ritz cracker crumb topping.

Not only that, but it takes just 65 minutes to make!

It’s simple yet so delicious – your family will love it!

23. Corn and Broccoli Brown Rice Casserole

I am so excited to share this delicious casserole recipe with you!

It’s packed with nutritious veggies and brown rice – plus, it comes together in no time.

The combination of sweet corn, savory broccoli, and cheesy white cheddar gives this dish a unique flavor that will have your taste buds dancing!

It’s the perfect side or main dish for any meal.

24. Broccoli and Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes

My family loves this broccoli and cheddar twice-baked potatoes recipe.

It’s a great way to get some extra veggies into your meal, plus the combination of cheese, garlic, and herbs gives it an amazing flavor.

It only takes about 2 hours from start to finish – so it’s perfect for busy weeknights!

Plus, with just 10 ingredients you can whip up something delicious without spending all day in the kitchen.

Trust me, these potatoes are sure to be a hit in your house too!

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Easy Broccoli With Cheese Sauce

24 Quick Broccoli and Cheese Recipe Collection

Something magical happens when you combine broccoli and cheese. And if you're in a hurry, I've got the perfect collection of recipes for you! In this article, I'm sharing 24 delicious and easy broccoli and cheese recipes that you can whip up in no time. From classic casseroles to healthy stir-fries, I've got something for everyone. So get ready to enjoy some delicious comfort food – fast!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 557 kcal


  • Creamy Broccoli Cheese Casserole
  • Broccoli with Cheese Sauce
  • Easy Cheesy Broccoli Skillet
  • Outback Broccoli and Cheese
  • Broccoli, Cauliflower and Cheese Soup
  • Broccoli Cheese Bake
  • Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup
  • Broccoli Cheese Balls
  • Creamy Broccoli & Bacon
  • Cauliflower broccoli cheese
  • Broccoli cheddar soup
  • Broccoli and Cheese Risotto
  • Easy Broccoli Cheese Baked Potatoes
  • Broccoli Cheese and Potato Soup
  • Broccoli Cheddar Quiche
  • Broccoli And Cheese Pinwheels
  • Broccoli and Feta Brownies
  • Air Fryer Broccoli Cheese Bites
  • Creamy Broccoli and Cheese Chicken Quinoa Casserole
  • Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin
  • Corn and Broccoli Brown Rice Casserole
  • Broccoli and Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes


  • Pick your favorite recipe from this collection to serve for dinner tonight.
  • Prepare all of the required ingredients.
  • Cook your meal in 30 minutes or less!
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Hi, I'm Benjamin. I love cooking, long walks, and my girlfriend! Here you’ll find simple and delicious recipes that you can make in 30 minutes or less.