Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Sometimes you just need a little cheese!

The other night I made some yummy pork and then steamed up some broccoli.  I wanted to have something a little yummier then just broccoli (we've been eating it a lot lately).  I looked up cheese sauce, I wanted the version my mom use to make but I didn't want to weigh in to include cheese sauce!  I hit up weight watcher recipes and found this Broccoli with Cheese Sauce

Ingredients:
  • 1 lb fresh broccoli florets 
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat milk 
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (I used Whole Wheat Flour)
  • 3/4 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded 
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt (to taste)

Directions: 1 Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large pot. 2 Place broccoli in a steamer basket and set over water. 3 Cover and steam until crisp-tender, about 5 to 6 minutes; drain and return to pot. 4 Alternatively, you can cook broccoli in microwave. 5 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. 6 Pour sauce over broccoli and toss until coated. 7 Yields about 1 cup per serving.
Mine looked a little odd since I used a whole wheat flour but it still tasted yummy!!


Yummy I promise no one will know the difference between the full fat and this light fat version!

5 comments:

  1. YUM...I am not eating cheese (dairy) this month and I'm totally craving it!

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  2. That is the only way I like broccoli, with cheese sauce. Your recipe sounds delicious!

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  3. That looks good because sometimes broccoli can get a little boring without another flavor.

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  4. I have been cheese obsessed this week, not great for a 'Weight Watcher' this looks totally scrum and will be on plate sometime in the near future. xxx

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