California Mixed Vegetables

Total Time
15 mins
40 mins

A delicious way to eat your veggies! This recipe comes from a Home Cooking Magazine and it is now one of our favorite side recipes.

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  • 10 ounces frozen vegetables, California-blend (see note)
  • 12 cup celery, chopped
  • 12 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 14 cup water
  • 12 cup mayonnaise
  • 12 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 14 cup butter, melted
  • 12 cup butter flavored cracker, crushed (such as Ritz)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place water in a saucepan and add frozen vegetables, celery and onion.
  3. Cook for 5-10 minutes until vegetables become slightly tender.
  4. Drain vegetables and place in a mixing bowl.
  5. Add mayonnaise and shredded cheddar cheese to vegetables and mix.
  6. Place mixture into a casserole dish that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  7. Pour melted butter over vegetables.
  8. Sprinkle crushed butter flavored crackers over top.
  9. Bake for 20 - 30 minutes.
  10. ~NOTE~ The frozen veggies I buy includes carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower.
Most Helpful

5 5

I was not paying attention and mixed the water in with the vegetables, then baked it all together without cooking it as directed. Loved it, no complaints, I made it again and did it the same way since it worked out the last time. Thanks for great recipe, I will be making this often.

5 5

I've been making this one for awhile. Always good and an easy one to put together. Makes a great vege side dish and goes with most anything.

5 5

This was so easy and required very little prep. We had it with the Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Paillards, and there wasn't a crumb left! I only wish I had made a bigger pan. This will be made again and again in my home. Thanks for a great, easy recipe!