Steamed Broccoli And Baby Carrots With Creamy Cheese Sauce Recipe

Steamed Broccoli and Baby Carrots with Creamy Cheese Sauce

sauce 1Are you looking for ways to get your kids to eat more vegetables? Well, I have a great creamy cheese sauce for them to enjoy! Think about it! Everything tastes better with cheese, right? My kids love steamed veggies – especially carrots and broccoli.

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Steamed Broccoli and Baby Carrots with Creamy Cheese Sauce


  • 1 lb. Baby Carrots, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 Broccoli Crowns, cut into florets
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 2 Tbsp. Flour
  • 2 Cups Milk
  • 2 Cups Shredded Colby Jack Cheese
  • ¼ teas. Salt
  • ½ teas. Pepper

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sauce in process


  • In a large pot with a steamer insert bring water to a simmer.
  • Add the Carrots and steam 8 minutes.
  • Add the Broccoli and steam an additional 6-8 minutes.
  • In a small sauce pan over medium low heat melt the butter.
  • Whisk in the flour and cook for 2 minutes, keep whisking.
  • Slowly whisk in the milk 1/3 at a time whisking between each addition.
  • Whisk until the mixture comes to a simmer and thickens.
  • Add the Cheese a handful at a time and whisk until completely melted and smooth after each addition.
  • Add the Salt and Pepper and stir.
  • You can either toss the Broccoli and Carrots with the sauce or drizzle it over the top.

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