37 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 28
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1

This quick dairy-free broccoli casserole is a must at every event I host or attend. Based on the Jewish version of a crustless quiche (kugel), it utilizes basic ingredients and easy to put together before popping it into the oven. So easy, I could do it with a new baby in the house.

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Ingredients

9
Original recipe yields 9 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease an 8x8-inch baking dish.

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  • Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, and continue cooking and stirring until the onion is very tender and dark brown, 15 to 20 minutes more. Set aside.

  • Beat eggs with mayonnaise, flour, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Stir in broccoli and onion. Pour into the prepared baking dish.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until broccoli is tender, about 90 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

261 calories; 23.5 g total fat; 92 mg cholesterol; 195 mg sodium. 8.9 g carbohydrates; 6.3 g protein; Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/13/2010
I think the recipe as-is would only be a 3 1/2 stars. I rated this with 5 stars with my changes because the recipe was so easy and used a minimal amount of ingredients. I couldn't imagine cooking eggs/quiche without cheese so I added about 3/4 cup feta cheese 1/2 cup parm cheese and garlic powder. also decreased to 1/2 onion since I was making more of a breakfast quiche. I also used 2 - 10 oz packages of chopped broccoli. SO Easy and the ingredients readily available in the kitchen. Will definitely make again! Only cooked for @60 minutes until golden brown.
(36)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
06/18/2010
I did not care for it. It was bland.
(3)
37 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 28
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
09/27/2010
So I looked at what other people were saying about this "new mom kugel". First off the reason this kugel does not have cheese is because often times when we have "kugel" is when we are having a meal with meat. If you are Jewish many people choose not to mix milk with meat. So I thought that the other adaptions and reviews were right on. First off add the spice. I usually do a few shakes of black pepper salt garlic powder onion powder and sweet paprika. I also added a 1/2 tsp on chicken soup mix powder. I also mixed 3 cloves fresh garlic to the onion saute. If you are making it dairy the parm cheese is a perfect addition or I would say cheddar would also work. Thank you for a great side dish!
(45)
Rating: 5 stars
01/13/2010
I think the recipe as-is would only be a 3 1/2 stars. I rated this with 5 stars with my changes because the recipe was so easy and used a minimal amount of ingredients. I couldn't imagine cooking eggs/quiche without cheese so I added about 3/4 cup feta cheese 1/2 cup parm cheese and garlic powder. also decreased to 1/2 onion since I was making more of a breakfast quiche. I also used 2 - 10 oz packages of chopped broccoli. SO Easy and the ingredients readily available in the kitchen. Will definitely make again! Only cooked for @60 minutes until golden brown.
(36)
Rating: 5 stars
01/20/2010
We tried this recipe last night because we happen to have these ingredients on hand along with a big bag of frozen broccoli. I made some changes to this recipe which made it a 5 star for me. I took the suggestions from StephD and added 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese and added 1/2 tsp. of garlic powder because I didn't have any cheddar cheese on hand and the parm cheese was the perfect flavor. It didn't need to bake for 90 min. but one hour was sufficient and I would recommend coating the baking dish heavily because the egg mixture will stick to the pan. I enjoyed this very much and so did my husband.
(29)
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Rating: 5 stars
04/20/2010
Nice to find a dairy free broccoli casserole that the kids LOVE that doesn't involve overly salted soup mixes.
(16)
Rating: 5 stars
03/30/2010
Even though I changed this recipe a bit I still give it a 5 star because it is such a great base recipe. I made this for my gluten/casein sensitive son so I did not add cheese like the other reviewers. I added 3 T of almond flour instead of the all-purpose flour. I also added 1/2 to 3/4 of a can of artichokes that I chopped up. I did not have time to cook the onion so I just used onion and garlic powder. I also used fresh chopped broccoli. My son said it was great! Thanks for the recipe.:)
(14)
Rating: 5 stars
02/10/2012
i have made this one a bunch of times.... recently i increased the amount of onions and it was amazing as well.. can also be put on a pie shell.
(9)
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Rating: 5 stars
04/18/2011
Excellent! Thanx JerusaleMom! I call my version: Fresh Broccoli/Cheese Kugel: After seeing a good buy on 4 crowns of broccoli I chopped finely put it in large bowl and set aside. In other large bowl beat together: 6 eggs 2 T chicken powder 2 cups ricotta (500g) 1 stick grated sharp cheddar 1/2 cup mayo dash of pepper and previously sauteed & chopped onion & 5 cloves garlic. Pour this mix over broccoli mix again pour into well-buttered deep baking pan. Baked 55 min at 375. Enjoy!
(6)
Rating: 5 stars
06/16/2011
Great recipe! Can make as-is for a mild side dish or spice up and/or add extras for a main meal.
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
07/25/2011
Wonderful classic recipe even better with 3/4C of shredded cheddar cheese!
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