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Cheesy Broccoli

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Cheesy Broccoli

Cheesy Broccoli

Jessica Braider
When my older son suddenly decided he no longer enjoyed broccoli, this is the recipe that brought him back into the fold. So yummy and yet so simple, a definitely winner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb. broccoli cut into spears
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar, Colby, Monterey Jack, or Swiss cheese


  • Steam the broccoli spears for 8 - 10 minutes to desired tenderness.
  • Drain it, return it to the pot, and top it immediately with the cheese.
  • Cover it for 1 minute to let the cheese melt.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 82, Total Fat: 3g, 4%; Saturated Fat: 2g, 8%; Cholesterol: 7mg, 2%; Sodium: 106mg, 5%; Total Carbohydrate: 11g, 4%; Dietary Fiber: 5g, 21%; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 5g
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Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, Fall, Gluten-Free, High Fiber, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Nut-Free, Side Dish, Spring, Super Scramble Express (20 minutes or less total), Vegetarian, Winter
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