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Steamed Broccoli “2-Step” Cheddar Cheese Sauce
 

Main Ingredient: Vegetables

Yield: 4 servings

Photo and Recipe courtesy of “Geez Louise!”, Chef Louise Mellor

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces broccoli florets
  • Kosher salt & black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 c.  milk
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces Black Creek® Sharp Cheddar Cold Pack Cheese Food cheese spread

Directions

  1. Add about 1 inch of water to small pot over medium heat; bring to a boil. Add in broccoli florets and cover with lid. Steam for 3 to 4 minutes or until broccoli is fork tender. Drain water, sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Heat small saucepot over low heat; add milk and cayenne pepper. Bring milk to a scald (small bubbles begin to appear around outside edges), then add half of Cheddar cheese spread and stir gently. Once cheese begins to soften, whisk until smooth. Repeat with remaining cheese. Remove from heat and serve warm over steamed broccoli.

Suggested Cheeses

Black Creek®  Sharp Cheddar Cheese Food

Black Creek® Sharp Cheddar Cold Pack Cheese Food is a rich and nutty cheese spread crafted with premium Black Creek® aged Cheddar. Its texture is wonderfully creamy and spreads easily onto crackers, bread and vegetables.

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