6 Fresh Broccoli
1 1/2 Margarine
1 Unbleached Flour
1/3 White Pepper
1/4 – 1/2 Milk
Wash broccoli; remove outer leaves and tough part of stalks.
Cut broccoli stalks lengthwise into uniform spears, or slice thin crosswise.
In a 1-quart casserole combine broccoli, water and 1/8 t salt.
Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power for 5 to 6 minutes or just till tender.
Drain: Let stand, covered, while preparing sauce.
For sauce, in a 1-cup measure microwave butter or margarine, uncovered, on 100% power for 30 to 45 seconds or till melted.
Stir in flour, dash salt, and pepper; Stir in milk.,
Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power for 1 to 2 minutes or till thickened and bubbly, stirring every 30 seconds.
Stir in shredded cheese till melted.
Serve sauce atop broccoli.