Broccoli with Cheese

Broccoli with Cheese

An easy cheese sauce is draped over tender broccoli spears in a 30-minute side dish.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1 1/2
lb broccoli
3
tablespoons water
6
oz process American cheese, sliced
1/3
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon onion salt
1
drop red pepper sauce, if desired
  1. Cut broccoli into spears with 1/2-inch-wide stalks. In 2-quart round microwavable dish, place broccoli and water. Cover with plastic wrap, folding back one edge 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on High 6 to 8 minutes or until hot and crisp-tender; drain.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, heat remaining ingredients over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over broccoli.
Makes 6 servings (1/2 cup each)
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Variation
Try this recipe with asparagus spears instead of broccoli. Microwave on High 5 to 7 minutes, rotating dish after half the cooking time.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 500mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.