bunches broccoli, with thickest parts of stems removed
Monterey jack cheese
Wash the broccoli, cut it into bite sized pieces
and put it in a 2-quart microwavable casserole. Cover and
microwave on high 100% for around 3
minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Remove from the microwave.
Put the onion in a 1 cup glass measure. Microwave on high 100% for 1 minute until
softened. Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Stir in the cottage, jack and cheddar cheeses,
half and half, softened onion and parsley.
Add the broccoli and stir to combine.
Pour into a 2.5 quart round
microwavable casserole. Microwave on medium 50% for 15-18 minutes,
stirring once, until the broccoli is tender and the cheeses are
Broccoli casserole with a smooth cheese
sauce has long been a popular side dish for buffets and family suppers.