Broccoli and Carrots with Creamy Parmesan Sauce

Dress up fresh broccoli and carrots with a fast-to-fix cheese sauce.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
lb broccoli, cut into flowerets and stems (2 cups)
2
cups baby-cut carrots
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup milk
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add broccoli and carrots; heat to boiling. Boil 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, cook cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, milk and butter over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and heated through.
  • 3 Sprinkle chives over sauce. Serve with vegetables.

Expert Tips

Olive oil can be substituted for the butter or margarine in the sauce recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
175
(
Calories from Fat
115),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.