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Easy Cheesy Broccoli

Easy Cheesy Broccoli, delicious broccoli and a tasty cheddar cheese sauce come together in less than 10 minutes for a delicious easy side dish! Perfect for a night in or a backyard bbq!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 156kcal
Author Lisa


  • 20 oz frozen Birds Eye® Broccoli
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbs cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1-2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese


  • Place frozen broccoli in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave for 8 minutes, stirring at the 4-minute mark.
  • While broccoli is in the microwave combine milk, cornstarch, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a sauce pan and heat over medium heat until thickened and bubbling about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in shredded cheddar cheese and parmesan until melted. Taste and add more cheddar cheese if needed.
  • Pour over broccoli and enjoy!


Tips and Tricks
  • I like to use 1 ½ -2 cups shredded cheddar cheese for this sauce but you can definitely only do 1 cup if that’s what you have.
  • This is best when eaten right away, but you can just heat up leftovers in the microwave.


Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 380mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 876IU | Vitamin C: 84mg | Calcium: 277mg | Iron: 1mg