Oven-Fried Broccoli and Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce


Oven-Fried Broccoli and Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce

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Use Hy-Vee Short Cuts broccoli and cauliflower florets to make this quick and easy gluten-free snack.

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Serves 4
Oven-Fried Broccoli and Cauliflower
1 Hy-Vee large egg
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk
2 c. gluten-free crispy rice cereal, coarsely crushed
¼ tsp. Hy-Vee ground sage
1 tsp. Hy-Vee onion powder
1 tbsp. Hy-Vee dried basil leaves
Hy-Vee salt, to taste
Hy-Vee ground black pepper, to taste
1 Large container Hy-Vee Short Cuts broccoli and cauliflower mix, about 4 c.
¼ c. Hy-Vee grated Parmesan cheese
Cheese Sauce
¾ c. Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk
1 c. Hy-Vee finely shredded Italian cheese blend
1 tsp. Hy-Vee Dijon mustard
¼ tsp. Hy-Vee garlic powder
Hy-Vee salt, to taste

Things To Grab

  • Large baking sheet
  • Aluminum foil
  • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
  • Medium bowl
  • Whisk
  • Large resealable plastic bag
  • Small saucepan


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Cover a large baking sheet with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Add egg and milk to a medium bowl; whisk to combine; set aside.

  2. In a large resealable plastic bag, add cereal, ground sage, onion powder, dried basil, and salt and pepper, to taste. Shake to mix ingredients.

  3. Add Short Cuts broccoli and cauliflower to egg mixture, tossing to coat. Place in resealable plastic bag and shake to coat broccoli and cauliflower. Once coated, place cauliflower and broccoli on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake for 20 minutes, or until vegetables are crisp-tender and golden brown.

  4. While vegetables are baking, make cheese sauce. Pour milk into a small saucepan and place over medium-low heat; bring to a simmer. Once simmering, whisk in cheese, Dijon mustard, and garlic powder. Whisk until cheese has melted and mixture is smooth; remove from heat.

  5. Serve oven-fried broccoli and cauliflower with cheese sauce immediately.

Nutrition facts


210 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 400mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Protein: 15g

Daily Values

Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 100%
Iron 6%
Calcium 35%

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Hy-Vee Test Kitchen