Vegetable Florets with Cheddar Sauce
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Vegetable Florets with Cheddar Sauce

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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.

5 mins. to Prepare

20 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

25 mins. Total

Servings: 4 side-dish servings

Difficulty: Easy

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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.
Amount Per Serving
Servings: 4 side-dish servings
Calories from Fat80
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g13%
Saturated Fat 5g24%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 160mg7%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Dietary Fiber 3g11%
Sugars 4g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A30%
Vitamin C100%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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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.


Weeknights are so rushed, so I used the frozen vegetables, steamed; then used the sauce recipe. It was great!


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!


This is a simple and easy recipe. We really enjoyed it. And the kids ate ALL their vegtables!!!


Wow, my family didn't waste any time cleaning up the bowl. It was a hit and they don't like brocolli/cauliflower or so they say!

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