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Broccoli in Cheese Sauce
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Broccoli in Cheese Sauce

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 cup 2% or whole milk
  • 1 cup 4 oz. Sargento® Chef Blends™ Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese
  • 8 cups 24 oz. fresh broccoli florets


  1. Melt butter in a heavy small saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook, stirring frequently, until flour mixture is bubbly and golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Add milk; bring to a simmer, stirring frequently. Simmer uncovered 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted.
  2. Cook broccoli with 1 tablespoon water in a covered microwave-safe container on high, 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender, or simmer in water until crisp-tender. Drain; toss with cheese sauce.

Recipe Notes

Recipe and photo courtesy of Sargento.