Swiss-Sauced Broccoli

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“This my adopted recipe. Very good, I didn't have swiss cheese so I used cheddar. I think I used about 1/2 cup. The cheese sauce turned out good, it's so fast doing everything in the microwave. The prep and cooking times are approximate.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash broccoli; remove outer leaves and tough part of stalks.
  2. Cut broccoli stalks lengthwise into uniform spears, or slice thin crosswise.
  3. In a 1-quart casserole combine broccoli, water and 1/8 t salt.
  4. Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power for 5 to 6 minutes or just till tender.
  5. Drain: Let stand, covered, while preparing sauce.
  6. For sauce, in a 1-cup measure microwave butter or margarine, uncovered, on 100% power for 30 to 45 seconds or till melted.
  7. Stir in flour, dash salt, and pepper; Stir in milk.
  8. Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power for 1 to 2 minutes or till thickened and bubbly, stirring every 30 seconds.
  9. Stir in shredded cheese till melted.
  10. Serve sauce atop broccoli.

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