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Easy Broccoli bacon cheese sauce perfect for serving over baked potatoes
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Broccoli Bacon Cheese Sauce

Creamy, pourable, deliciously flavorful cheese sauce made with real cheese, then stuffed with crisp but tender broccoli, and crispy, salty, delicious bits of bacon. The perfect topper for potatoes, nachos, or even thinned out and made into a soup.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bacon, Broccoli, cheese sauce
Servings: 6
Calories: 597kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 1 Recipe Easy Cheese Sauce
  • 2/3 cup chopped steamed broccoli
  • ¼ cup bacon bits optional

Easy Cheese Sauce

  • 2 cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 cups Gouda Cheese or any other variety of cheese you love
  • ½ Tbs corn starch
  • 12 ounces evaporated milk
  • ½ tsp fresh ground pepper
  • ½ tsp salt

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, toss Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Gouda cheese in corn starch.
  • Put cheese mixture in a medium sized sauce pan, and add evaporated milk.
  • Over medium heat, heat cheese, and whisk until smooth and creamy (about 5-10 minutes)
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Add steamed broccoli that is tender but still firm, and chopped into small pieces.
  • Using a Vegetable Steamer is a great way to get perfectly steamed vegetables every time.
  • Add bacon that is cooked and crispy, and chopped small.
  • Stir and serve immediately
  • Great served over baked potatoes, or with bread or chips.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Add in additional broccoli or bacon to your preference.

Nutrition

Calories: 597kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 1204mg | Potassium: 352mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 885IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 900mg | Iron: 0.9mg