Smothered Broccoli – oven roasted broccoli with bacon, soy sauce, and garlic
Smothered Broccoli – fresh broccoli baked in bacon, brown sugar, butter, soy sauce, and garlic. This is the most requested broccoli recipe in our house. Everybody gets seconds. SO good!! Great for a potluck. Everyone asks for the recipe! Super easy to make too!
The Best Way to Cook Broccoli
This Smothered Broccoli is the only way to eat broccoli. Broccoli smothered in bacon, butter and brown sugar? Oh, YES!!! This Smothered Broccoli is a real crowd pleaser. I served this at Easter, and it was gone in a flash. Everyone went back for seconds and asked for the recipe! I knew this was a keeper!
How to Make Oven Baked Smothered Broccoli
There are only 6 ingredients in this delicious Smothered Broccoli! Fresh broccoli, bacon, soy sauce, brown sugar, butter, and garlic. To cut down on time you can precook the bacon the day before assembling the casserole. You can even assemble this casserole ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to bake.
This recipe uses a TON of fresh broccoli. Don’t worry, it cooks down. Don’t be tempted to use less broccoli. My pan was filled to the brim before cooking. It was only about half full after baking.
Great Broccoli Casserole for a Crowd
This does recipe make a lot of Smothered Broccoli. It is great for parties and potlucks. Leftovers taste great too! If you don’t need the whole casserole, you can easily half the recipe. Give this a try the next time you need an easy and delicious side dish. I promise it will be a hit!
What to Serve with Smothered Broccoli?
This Smothered Broccoli goes great with just about anything! Chicken, pork, steak, burgers. Here are a few of our favorite main dishes to go with this oven baked broccoli:
prep time: 10 minscook time: 40 minstotal time: 50 mins
Smothered Broccoli – fresh broccoli baked in bacon, brown sugar, butter, soy sauce and garlic. This is the most requested broccoli recipe in our house.Everybody gets seconds. SO good!! Great for a potluck. Everyone asks for the recipe! Super easy to make too! #broccoli #bacon #casserole #recipe
5 heads of fresh broccoli
1 lb bacon
2/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1-1/2 tsp garlic powder
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Trim broccoli florets and cut into bite-sized pieces. Discard stems. Place broccoli florets in an ungreased 9×13-inch pan.
In a large skillet, cook bacon until almost done but not too crispy. Remove from skillet, drain on paper towel and chop. Sprinkle cooked bacon on top of broccoli.
Whisk together brown sugar, melted butter, soy sauce and garlic powder. Pour over broccoli.