Cheesy Broccoli, Sausage and Cauliflower Casserole - middleeastsector
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Cheesy Broccoli, Sausage and Cauliflower Casserole

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This Cheesy Broccoli, Sausage and Cauliflower Casserole is a creamy low-carb dinner idea made with smoked sausage and hearty vegetables. It’s an easy, cheesy casserole recipe the whole family will love!  It’s no secret that I love my low-carb dinners. Who doesn’t? This casserole is where healthier living meets comfort food, and I can’t get enough of it. A quick and easy sausage bake filled with delicious flavors, fresh ingredients, and a creamy cheese sauce. Loves it! 💕 

How to Store and Reheat Leftovers? This dinner almost never makes it past the first night at my house. But if you do end up with leftovers, you can easily save them for later! Just store your casserole in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. When you want to reheat it, put it in the oven at 350°F for 15 minutes or until it’s nice and hot.

 

INGREDIENTS

1 pound broccoli florets
1/2 pound cauliflower florets
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 small yellow onion, finely diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
12 ounces smoked sausage, polish or andouille, sliced into 1-inch rounds
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature, cut into cubes for easier mixing
1/2 cup mayonnaise, or sub plain yogurt or sour cream
2 cups shredded mexican blend cheese, divided
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 400˚F.
Lightly grease a 9×13 baking dish; set aside.
Add water to a large pot, filling it about halfway up, and bring to a boil.
Add broccoli florets and cauliflower florets to the boiling water.
Bring to a boil and continue to cook for 3 minutes. Drain well and set aside.
In the meantime, add vegetable oil to a skillet and heat over medium-high heat.
Stir in onions and cook for 2 minutes.
Add garlic and cook for 20 seconds.
Stir in smoked sausage and cook for 3 minutes, or until browned on all sides. Stir frequently.
Transfer broccoli, cauliflower, plus sausage mixture to previously prepared baking dish.
In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, 1 cup shredded cheese, dijon mustard, salt, and pepper; mix until thoroughly incorporated.
Stir the cream cheese mixture into the broccoli mixture; stir around until everything is well combined. Add remaining shredded cheese on top.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and top is golden brown.
Remove from oven and serve.

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