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California Vegetable Bake

Rated as 4.72 out of 5 Stars

"California vegetables (broccoli, carrots and cauliflower) covered with easy cream and cheese sauce topped with Ritz® crackers. Very easy and always a big hit."
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45 m servings 471
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add frozen vegetables, cover, and steam until tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer vegetables to a baking dish.
  3. Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, onion, and Cheddar cheese in a bowl; pour over vegetables. Stir crackers and melted butter in another bowl and sprinkle over vegetables.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and bubbly, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 471 calories; 39 25.2 8.5 55 429 Full nutrition

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Without any seasoning, this veggie dish is bland as written. Just adding salt and pepper would be a step in the right direction but bolder use of your preferred seasoning(s) will make a remarkab...

We liked this a lot. I used fresh not frozen veggies and because I forgot to pick up the crackers at the store I used french fried onion rings.Lovely creamy sauce that pairs perfectly with the v...

I recommend using this recipe as a starting point, as it's a wonderful opportunity to get creative and use up the vegetables in your home. As long as you stick to the roots (mayo, sour cream, bu...

Changes.....added 1 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper, 1/2 tsp paprika, 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream because it looked a bit dry. Mixed everything together well and topped as d...

This is a delicious dish. Made this tonight and everyone enjoyed it. Will definitely make this again and again.....

Melts in your mouth! The cracker topping completes this dish. Yummy way to get the kidlets to eat their veggies. :)

As written this is not a 5 star recipe. It’s good but it needs some spices to it. I made as written and will make it again, but next time adding some seasoning to it. Great base though.

Great side dish. I added some Herbs De Provance. Great warmed up later too. I will make this again.

I never knew vegetables could be so good. This is the best veggie dish I’ve ever encountered. The only change I made was to add a bit of smoked paprika. The crumbled Ritz cracker and butter topp...