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
  • ingredients 7
  • 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.
  • 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.
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