Broccoli Cheese Sauce Recipe

Broccoli Cheese Sauce Recipe

How To Make Broccoli in Cheese Sauce

This broccoli cheese sauce is a kid-friendly side dish that’s every bit as healthy as it is delicious, plus it uses fresh veggies instead of frozen ones.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 6cupsbroccoli florets
  • 2tbspwater
  • 1cupmilk
  • 1tspworcestershire sauce
  • tspcornstarch
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tsponion powder
  • tspwhite pepper
  • tspground nutmeg
  • 1cupcheddar cheese,shredded


  1. Rinse the broccoli and place into a glass bowl covered with a wet paper towel.

  2. Cover and microwave on high for 3 to 4 minutes until tender-crisp then remove the paper towels and place into a baking dish.

  3. In a medium saucepan, on medium heat, whisk together the milk, Worcestershire sauce, cornstarch, garlic powder, onion powder, white pepper, and nutmeg.

  4. Cook the mixture for 5 to 8 minutes until bubbly and thickened.

  5. Add in the cheddar cheese and whisk until smooth.

  6. Top the broccoli with the cheese sauce and serve immediately.


  • Calories: 141.84kcal
  • Fat: 9.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.07g
  • Trans Fat: 0.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.20g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.51g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.80g
  • Fiber: 0.06g
  • Sugar: 2.22g
  • Protein: 8.73g
  • Cholesterol: 26.51mg
  • Sodium: 188.19mg
  • Calcium: 230.44mg
  • Potassium: 311.56mg
  • Iron: 0.75mg
  • Vitamin A: 183.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 66.33mg
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