Deluxe Broccoli with Onions
1 lb. fresh broccoli or large head
3 to 4 medium onions, quartered
4 Tbsp. butter or margarine
2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 c. milk
1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
2 (oz.) yellow American cheese, shredded
1 c. soft bread crumbs
Slit broccoli spears lengthwise; cut into 1-inch pieces. Cook in boiling salted water
until crispy-tender. Drain. Cook onions in boiling, salted water until crispy-tender; drain.
In saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter; blend in flour, 1/4 tsp. salt and dash of pepper.
Whisk in milk; stir and cook until thick; add cream cheese; blend until melted and smooth.
Toss vegetables lightly with white sauce in 1 1/2 quart casserole. Top with American cheese.
Cover and chill. Melt rest of butter; mix with crumbs. Cover and chill. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Sprinkle crumbs around edge.
Bake uncovered 30 to 45 minutes. Serves 6.
NOTE: I triple this, it's so good. Can be frozen, defrosted to bake.