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Broccoli with Cheese

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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An easy cheese sauce is draped over tender broccoli spears in a 30-minute side dish.

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
30mg
9%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
9g
9%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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