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.

Vegetable Florets with Cheddar Sauce
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    4
    side-dish servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

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

% Daily Value *

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

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

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