Microwave Broccoli and Cauliflower With Mustard Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Chilicat

This is from "A Hundred Years of Island Cooking", an old cookbook from the Hawaiian Electric Company.

Top Review by ladyfingers

I really just wanted to try the sauce found in this recipe. I steamed the vegetables to crisp-tender and made the sauce on the stovetop as well. That was as quick (if not quicker) than microwaving--less than ten minutes. Making the sauce is easy and gave ordinary vegetables added zip. The dijon mustard imparts a complementary mild flavor--a refreshing change from usual cheese sauces. Thanks, Chilicat, for an uncomplicated and quick sidedish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine broccoli and cauliflower in a microwave-safe baking dish. Cover.
  2. Stirring once, microwave on high power for 8 to 12 minutes or until tender; drain.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Stirring after each minute, microwave on high power for 3 to 4 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  4. Pour sauce over vegetables.

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