Broccoli with Cheddar Sauce Recipe

Broccoli with Cheddar Sauce

  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6 people 1x


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  • 2 heads of broccoli
  • 2 tbsp butter butter
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1¬Ĺ cups milk
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 3 tbsp grated Parmesan soup
  • 1 tsp strong mustard (or a few drops of hot pepper sauce)
  • salt pepper


  1. In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring. Gradually add the milk while whisking. Cook, stirring continuously, for 15 minutes to thicken the sauce.
  2. Remove from heat, add cheese and mix until melted. Add the mustard, salt and pepper.
  3. Steam the broccoli for 4 to 5 minutes, until tender and slightly crunchy. Do not overcook the broccoli to prevent it from becoming too soft.
  4. Put the broccoli in a dish. Cover with cheese sauce or put the sauce aside for dip. Serve immediately.


Serve this cheese sauce with other vegetables. For a more pronounced flavor, use strong Cheddar.


  • Calories: 168
  • Sodium: 266 mg
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 15 g
  • Cholesterol: 21 mg