Broccoli Mushroom Cheddar Casserole
1 1/2 lb Broccoli
6 tb Butter or margarine
1/4 c Flour
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Black pepper
2 c Milk
1 c Shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 lb Small mushrooms
2 tb Chopped green bell pepper
Additional shredded cheese (optional)
Separate broccoli stalks and cook in 1 inch boiling salted water 3 to 5 minutes. Drain.
Arrange broccoli in greased 9-inch square pan.
Melt 5 tablespoons butter and
blend in flour, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until smooth. Remove
from heat and
stir in milk. Bring to boil and boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add cheese and remove from heat.
Saute mushrooms in remaining 1 tablespoon butter until tender and add to sauce. Add green pepper and cook 1 minute.
Pour sauce over broccoli. Sprinkle with additional cheese and paprika, if desired. Bake at 350F 15 to 20 minutes.