10 Minutes Microwave Cheesy Broccoli
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10 Minutes Microwave Cheesy Broccoli is super easy to make. It is quick, delicious, creamy, cheesy, and full of flavor side dishes for any meal, that even your kids will devour. This dish is made with broccoli, cheese, and seasoning, come together in just 10 mins. While you steam the broccoli, cook your sauce on a stovetop, then mix it and done, that’s simple as it gets.
Recipe type: side dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 3-4
  • Ingredients
  • 4 cup Broccoli Florets Fresh or Frozen
  • 2tbsp Water
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Ground Pepper
  • For Sauce
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic
  • ¼ tsp Onion Powder
  • ¼ tsp Ground Pepper
  • 1 cup American Process Cheese Cubed in Small Pieces (Velveeta)
  • ½ tsp Red Pepper Flakes for Top
  • ¼ cup Grated Parmesan for Top
  1. Place the broccoli florets in a glass bowl, add water, sprinkle salt and pepper. Cover with a lid or plate or plastic cling wrap.
  2. Cook the broccoli in a microwave on high for 5-6 mins.
  3. In the meanwhile, you can start preparing the Sauce.
  4. For sauce
  5. Take a saucepan, add milk, butter, flour, and mix it well, make sure no lumps.
  6. Add garlic, onion powder, ground pepper and cheese.
  7. Cook on a stove on medium heat, stirring continuously for about 4 mins until smooth pourable texture.
  8. Now pour the prepared sauce into the microwaved broccoli and mix it well.
  9. Sprinkle parmesan and red pepper flakes on the top and serve it.
You can also add veggies like cauliflower, carrots, onion, etc.
Use Mac and Cheese sauce instead of American cheese or mix of cheddar, Monterey jack and parmesan.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at https://binjalsvegkitchen.com/10-minutes-microwave-cheesy-broccoli/