Cheddar-Beer Sauce Broccoli

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Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Recipe from Cooking Light

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces broccoli florets (5 cups raw)
  • 1/4 cup beer
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup beer
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation

  1. 1. Arrange broccoli in a steamer. Steam, covered, 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place broccoli in a large bowl.
  2. 2. Whisk 1/4 cup beer and flour in a bowl. Combine milk and 1/4 cup beer in a pan; bring to a simmer. Stir in flour mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Add cheddar, chives, lemon rind, and kosher salt. Pour over broccoli.
Robin Bashinsky,
October 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 79
  • Fat: 3.3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Sodium: 227mg