Creamy Broccoli with Turkey Bacon Recipe

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The cream cheese adds a rich creaminess to the broccoli and the turkey bacon enhances the flavor of the dish.
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8 servings SERVINGS


  • 6 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 4 strips turkey bacon, cooked, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sunflower kernels, roasted and salted


  • Place broccoli, water and salt in a saucepan; cover.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer for 8 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Drain and keep warm.
  • Place cream cheese and milk in another saucepan over medium heat.
  • Cook and stir until cheese is melted and sauce is smooth.
  • Stir in mustard and bacon; cook for 1 minute.
  • Add broccoli; mix lightly.
  • Spoon into a serving dish; sprinkle with sunflower kernels.
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