Broccoli With Cheddar Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Celeste

This recipe is from the May 2008 issue of Cooking Light magazine. With just over 2g of fat, how can you go wrong?

Top Review by Chef by Chance

I loved the flavor and how easy this is to put together. I used shredded parmesan cheese and didn't have the grainy texture.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place flour in a medium saucepan. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly with a whisk until smooth.
  2. Cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes or until mixture is bubbly and thickened, stirring constantly.
  3. Cook 1 additional minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  4. Add cheeses, mustard, salt, pepper, and thyme, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Keep warm.
  5. Add water to a large saucepan to a depth of 1 inch; set a large vegetable steamer in pan.
  6. Bring water to a boil over medium-high heat.
  7. Add broccoli to steamer.
  8. Steam broccoli, covered, 4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  9. Serve broccoli immediately with sauce.

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