Cheddar-Beer Sauce Broccoli

Cheddar-Beer Sauce Broccoli Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 79
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Sodium 227 mg


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


1. Arrange broccoli in a steamer. Steam, covered, 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place broccoli in a large bowl.

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,

Cooking Light

October 2011
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