Broccoli and Cheese recipe

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The Ingredients for our wonderful Broccoli and Cheese dish

Basics for Broccoli and Cheese

6 cups fresh broccoli, rinsed and cut into bite-sized florets (or substitute 6 cups frozen broccoli, thawed and warmed, and skip step 1)

Sauce for Broccoli and Cheese

1 cup fat-free evaporated milk

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1/4 teaspoon hot sauce

1 slice whole-wheat bread, toasted and diced (for croutons)

If you’re looking for a way to make broccoli a little more interesting and you’re a cheese fan of any sort, you are probably going to love this recipe for Broccoli and Cheese.

Directions for Making Broccoli and Cheese

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil over high heat. Add fresh broccoli, and cook until easily pierced with a fork, about 7–10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a separate saucepan, combine evaporated milk and cornstarch. Slowly bring to a boil while stirring often.
  3. When the milk comes to a boil, remove it from the heat and add the cheese. Continue to stir until the cheese is melted and evenly mixed.
  4. Add the Worcestershire and hot sauces, and stir.
  5. Pour cheese over hot broccoli.
  6. Sprinkle whole-wheat croutons over broccoli and cheese mixture, and serve.