Broccoli with Cheese Sauce
1 pound(s) broccoli, fresh, florets
1 1/2 cup(s) fat-free skim milk
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
3/4 cup(s) low-fat shredded cheddar cheese
2 tsp Dijon mustard
3/4 tsp table salt, or to taste
Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large pot. Place broccoli in a steamer
basket and set over water. Cover and steam until crisp-tender, about 5 to 6
minutes; drain and return to pot. Alternatively, you can cook broccoli in
Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, whisk together milk and flour until blended;
place over medium-high heat and bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to
low and simmer until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes; remove from heat.
Whisk in cheese until melted; whisk in mustard and salt.
Pour sauce over broccoli and toss until coated.
Yields about 1 cup per serving.
POINTS® Value: 2
This recipe is very cheesy. If you prefer your vegetables more in their natural
state, increase the amount of broccoli (could affect POINTS values).