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Vegetable Florets with Cheddar Sauce

5 mins
20 mins
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4 side-dish servings
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


PLACE cauliflower, broccoli and water in large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; remove vegetables from saucepan.

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.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/4 side-dish servings of recipe
  • Calories 150
  • Calories from Fat 80

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 9g 13%
  • Saturated Fat 5g 24%
  • Cholesterol 25mg 8%
  • Sodium 160mg 7%
  • Carbohydrates 10g 3%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 9g
  • Vitamin A 30%
  • Vitamin C 100%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 4%