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Broccoli and Pimento Cheese Casserole

Pimento Cheese Broccoli CasseroleThis dish can be served as side or as an entree. It’s great for the holidays or dinner with the family. There’s just something about pimento cheese that makes everything taste a little bit better and this dish is no exception. It’s best to place it in the refrigerator overnight after you’ve prepared it so the bread can absorb the egg mixture. At least four hours in the fridge will also suffice, sometimes you just don’t feel like waiting. The ham can also be removed to add a vegetarian offering for your guests.

Broccoli and Palmetto Cheese Casserole
14 slices White Bread, crusts removed
12 oz. Palmetto Cheese, Original, Jalapeno or Bacon
14 oz. Broccoli, fresh or frozen
8 oz Deli sliced ham, large diced
6 eggs, whole
3-1/2 cups Milk
1 tsp salt
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions:
In a microwave safe bowl, cook frozen broccoli for 10 minutes. Cool down with cold water and drain. Uncooked broccoli will add extra moisture to your casserole, so be sure to not skip this step.
Next remove the crusts off of your white bread. Set aside.
Now you’ll want to dice your ham or cut slices into quarters. Ham left whole will make the casserole harder to cut after it has cooked.
In a mixing bowl, add your 6 eggs, milk and seasonings. Mixing thoroughly and set aside.

Now it’s time to put everything together.
In a 9″x13″ pan place 6 whole slices of white bread and fill in the remaining space with a slice of bread cut in half.
Top with ham, broccoli and half of your Palmetto Cheese.
Top that with 6 more slices of bread and 1 slice cut in half to fill in the space.
Spread the rest of the Palmetto Cheese on top of the bread.
Pour the egg mixture on top of the bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 4 hours to let the bread soak up the egg mixture.

Bake for 55 minutes at 350 degrees or until crust has browned and egg mixture has been thoroughly cooked. Let rest for 10 minutes to make cutting easier. Cut into squares and serve.

Pimento Cheese Broccoli Casserole

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Born in the low country of South Carolina, this pimento cheese has the perfect dipping texture, a smooth taste, and is pleasing to the palate long after the last dip. Palmetto Cheese™ has real sharp cheddar cheese, it is real southern, and it is really good. Pick up a tub and you will see why this pimento cheese is the best on the market today.
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  • Kathy priest says:

    Being born and raised in South Carolina, I LOVE that Palmetto Cheese is being sold here in Northern Virginia!! Thank you!!

    December 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm
    • palmettocheese says:

      Hi Kathy! We’re happy that you can have a taste of home in Virginia :) Hope you and your family have a Happy Holidays.

      December 24, 2013 at 12:34 pm
  • Ingrid Tutt says:

    I wasn’t a fan of pimento cheese until I tasted yours! My friends and I call it “crack cheese” because we can’t stop eating it! Hands down the best snack around!

    December 27, 2013 at 4:07 pm

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