Broccoli and Cheese Sauce made with real cheese!

Broccoli and Cheese Sauce

Course 200+ Easy Side Dish Recipes Every Mom Needs
Keyword broccoli, cheese sauce, sides, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 293kcal
Author Sweet Basil


  • 3 Cup Steamed Broccoli
  • 1 3/4 Cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese grated
  • 3/4 Cups Evaporated Milk
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons Cornstarch
  • Pinch of Salt to taste
  • Pinch of Ground Mustard
  • Fresh Cracked Black Pepper


  • In a large bowl, toss the cheese and the corn starch.
  • Allow to sit out for 10 minutes.
  • In a saucepan over medium low heat, add the cheese, milk, salt, ground mustard.
  • Whisk until the cheese is melting down.
  • Whisk occasionally until it comes to a soft boil, increasing the temperature a little if needed.
  • Whisk constantly for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • Serve immediately over cooked broccoli with fresh cracked black pepper.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.4g | Protein: 17g | Cholesterol: 64.1mg | Fiber: 1.8g | Sugar: 6g