cheesy carrot casserole with bread crumb topping
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Cheesy Carrot Casserole with Bread Crumb Topping

This Cheesy Carrot Casserole with Bread Crumb Topping is an excellent side dish to get everyone to eat their veggies. We use our favorite mac and cheese recipe, but swap carrots for the pasta!
Prep Time11 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time36 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot casserole, casserole
Servings: 4
Calories: 202kcal
Author: Courtney Lopez

Ingredients

  • 1 can Carrots Libby's
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 oz cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Start making the roux.
  • To make the roux you'll heat the butter in a saucepan on medium heat and then add in the flour and form a paste/roux.
  • Slowly add in milk and whisk until the flour and milk are combined.
  • Once the mixture thickens on a medium-low heat you'll reduce the heat to low and add in freshly shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Place the carrots into a small casserole dish that is oven safe and then cover with the cheese sauce.
  • Mix the carrots and the cheese sauce until combined and then top with bread crumbs.
  • Bake for 25 minutes and then garnish with freshly chopped parsley.

Nutrition

Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 123mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Calcium: 288mg | Iron: 0.6mg