Vegetable Florets with Cheddar Sauce
This Vegetable Florets with Cheddar Sauce recipe is a great way to trick your family into eating their veggies! Covered in a light and creamy cheese sauce this recipe can’t miss. Try adding garlic powder or other spices to intensify the flavors. Great for weeknight dinners and holiday meals with family.
- 2 cups (6 oz.) cauliflower florets
- 2 cups (6 oz.) broccoli florets
- 1/3 cup water
- 1 tablespoon margarine or butter
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 1/2 cup (2 oz.) cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1 can (4 oz.) sliced mushrooms, drained
Directions, Reviews, Nutrition
MELT margarine in same saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour. Add evaporated milk; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and is thickened. Add cheese; stir until melted. Stir in mushrooms; remove from heat. Stir in cauliflower and broccoli.
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I loved this! It was so good. If you think it doesn't have enough flavor, substitute the water with chicken broth and that should do the trick. That's how I did it and it was Delicious!
I made this for a family dinner. It was well received. The cheese enticed the children. I will make this again. I really liked the cheese sauce which could be used in many other recipes.
This recipe is the easiest way to get my children to eat their veggies. They love the cheese sauce.
Great side dish!
Weeknights are so rushed, so I used the frozen vegetables, steamed; then used the sauce recipe. It was great!
cheese sauce for veggies
This tasted just like my husband had remembered it when he ate it as a child. It was a big hit with my whole family. I did use the sharp cheddar cheese to give it a little more punch. I also added a little bit of garlic salt. It was incredibly easy to make, but it tasted like I really slaved over it in the kitchen!
Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 150
- Calories from Fat: 80
- Total Fat: 9g (13% of DV)
- Saturated Fat: 5g (24% of DV)
- Cholesterol: 25mg (8% of DV)
- Sodium: 160mg (7% of DV)
- Carbohydrates: 10g (3% of DV)
- Dietary Fiber: 3g (11% of DV)
- Sugars: 4g
- Protein: 9g
- Vitamin A: 30% of DV
- Vitamin C: 100% of DV
- Calcium: 20% of DV
- Iron: 4% of DV
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.