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Veggies with Cream Sauce

10 Min

If you have diabetes or know anyone who is watching their diet, you know that recipes that are cream-based may seem off limits. Well, we are delighted to share our Veggies with Cream Sauce recipe that we've lightened up so you can enjoy all the richness a cream sauce offers.

What You'll Need

  • 1 bag (16-ounce) frozen vegetable blend (such as broccoli, cauliflower, carrots)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • Dash ground nutmeg

What to Do

  1. Cook vegetables according to package instructions. Drain and keep warm.

  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour and cook about 2 minutes. Add milk and nutmeg. Cook until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally.

  3. Spoon sauce over vegetables and serve.


TIP: Add 1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded Swiss cheese to thickened sauce, if desired.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 69
  • Calories from Fat 18
  • Total Fat 2.0g 3 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.3g 6 %
  • Trans Fat 0.1g 0 %
  • Protein 2.7g 5 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 6.1mg 2 %
  • Sodium 73mg 3 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 8.7g 3 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7 %
  • Sugars 5.2g 0 %

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