Stove-Top Cheesy Broccoli
This quick and easy cheesy broccoli also tastes delicious. You only need to whip up a creamy sauce, toss steamed broccoli with it , and then sprinkle some store-bought crispy onions. Yum!
sweet red bell peppers
fresh or frozen, chopped
chicken or vegetable
cheddar cheese, very old, sharp
horseradish flavor, or still use old cheddar, shredded
salt and black pepper
french fried onions
Steam the broccoli until fork tender and brightly green, about 4 minutes.
Remove from the steamer or steam basket, and set aside.
Heat the oil in a large pot or a Dutch oven over medium-high heat until hot.
Add the bell peppers, and onions, stirring occasionally, and cook until vegetables start to become soft, about 3 minutes.
Stir in the garlic, and cook until fragrant about 1 more minute.
Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables, stir until well mixed, 40 seconds to 1 minute.
Pour in the broth and milk.
Bring to a boil, cook and stir until the sauce is thickened and vegetables are tender, about 3 minutes.
Stir in the mixed cheeses, mustard, paprika, and nutmeg until the cheese melts.
Add the steamed broccoli, and gently stir until well coated and evenly combined. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
Place the cheesy broccoli onto a serving plate.
Sprinkle with the fried onions.