Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals
||1½ C broccoli, ¼ C sauce, 1 Tbsp croutons
6 C fresh broccoli, rinsed and cut into bite-sized florets (or substitute 6 C frozen broccoli, thawed and warmed, and skip step 1)
1 C fat-free evaporated milk
1 Tbsp cornstarch
½ C shredded cheddar cheese
¼ tsp Worcestershire sauce
¼ tsp hot sauce
1 slice whole-wheat bread, diced and toasted (for croutons)*
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Bring a large pot of water to boil over high heat. Add fresh broccoli, and cook until easily pierced by a fork, about 7–10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
In a separate saucepan, combine evaporated milk and cornstarch. Slowly bring to a boil while stirring often.
When the milk comes to a boil, remove it from the heat and add the cheese. Continue to stir until the cheese is melted and evenly mixed.
Add the Worcestershire and hot sauces, and stir.
Pour cheese over hot broccoli.
Sprinkle whole-wheat croutons over broccoli and cheese mixture, and serve.
* Make extra croutons for the Zesty Tomato Soup.
Children can help measure ingredients and mix the sauce.
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