Fresh Broccoli Soup

 

1 stick margarine

2 cups frozen peppers and onions

2 stalks celery, chopped fine

2 broccoli crowns, steamed and chopped

2 cups mini carrots, steamed and chopped

1  12oz can evaporated milk

24 oz whole milk (use milk can to measure)

8 oz  shredded Velveeta

1/8 cup flour, dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water

4 oz whipped cream cheese

4 oz can diced mild green chilies

 

 

Melt margarin in large stock pot.

Sautee peppers/onions and celery until translucent.

Add steamed carrots and broccoli.

Pour milk over all.

Add Velveeta and stir.

Add dissolved flour, blending well.

Season with salt to taste.

Cook on low to medium heat for 1/2 hour or so, stirring often.

Remove from heat when thick and stir in cream cheese till melted.

Add chilies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bisquick Easy Veggie Pie (adapted a tiny bit from Betty Crocker)

 

 

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2 cups frozen broccoli, thawed and drained

1 cup frozen peppers and onions, thawed and drained

1 cup mozzarella cheese

1 small can chopped hot peppers, drained

1/2 cup regular Bisquick

1 cup canned milk

1/2  tsp salt

2 eggs

 

Mix first four ingredients together and pour into greased 9 inch pie pan.

Mix last four ingredients and pour over pie pan.

Bake at 400 for 35-40 minutes.

Let rest for 5-10 minutes.

Top with sour cream, chopped tomatoes, black olives, etc.

Can also substitute any veggie for broccoli and peppers/onions.

Try Veg-all, cauliflower, etc.

Just make sure amounts match (3 cups total)

Thanksgiving Broccoli Rice Casserole

2 cups instant rice

16 oz frozen broccoli, thawed and patted dry

1 jar Tostitos Cheese Sauce ( or 1 jar Cheese Whiz)

1 can cream of broccoli or celery soup

1/2 soup can milk

1/2 cup Velveeta shreds

1 small can water chestnuts, chipped fine

2 cups frozen onions and peppers

1 stick butter or margarine

 

Saute onions and peppers in butter.

Mix all ingredients well

Cook on low in crock pot for 4 hours.

Stir halfway through.

Crock Pot Cheesy Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

broc soup

1 head cauliflower, chopped small

12 oz chopped frozen broccoli

4-5 cups milk

12 oz evaporated milk

1 can cream of asparagus soup

1 stick margarine

1 green pepper, chopped

1 onion, chopped

8 oz shredded Velveeta cheese

12 oz cream cheese, softened

Saute chopped onion and green pepper in margarine.

Stir all ingredients together in large bowl and pour into crock pot.

Cook on low for 6 hours.

Veggie Patties

veggie patties

(similar to Broccoli Patties from That’s My Home  but with mixed Steamer veggies)

1 cup frozen mixed bell peppers, thawed

1/4 onion, chopped

1 tsp minced garlic

Margarine  (large heaping spoonful)

1 package of Steamer cauliflower, broccoli and carrots (steamed and cooled, patted dry)

2 eggs, beaten

1 cup  Italian bread crumbs

1 cup Italian mix cheese shreds

1/4 cup Parmesan dried cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Saute onion, garlic and peppers in margarine until translucent and thick.

Combine onion mixture with steamed vegetables and mince/chop into small pieces in large bowl.

(I used my Cuisinart stick blender. Use a food processor or hand chop if you want bigger chunks of vegetables.)

Mix eggs, bread crumbs and both kinds of cheese in large bowl.

Combine both bowls of ingredients, mixing well.

Form into patties and flatten out on well-oiled cookie sheet.

DO NOT use cooking spray. Use actual oil.

Cook on each side for 12-15 minutes.

Drain on paper towels and serve warm. Top with sour cream or your favorite sauce.

Broccoli Cheese Patties

broccoli patty

12 oz package of frozen broccoli, thawed and drained if needed

1 cup frozen peppers, thawed

1 cup bread crumbs

1 cup Velveeta shreds

2 eggs, beaten

1/2 tsp minced garlic

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Mince the broccoli and peppers in food processor.

Add all ingredients, mixing well.

Form into patties and flatten out on well-oiled cookie sheet.

DO NOT use cooking spray. Use actual oil.

Cook on each side for 15 minutes.

Drain on paper towels and serve warm. I topped mine with sour cream. Yummy!

There are many online versions, I found the one I used as a base on Thats My Home. She has many great recipes!