• 1/2 head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tbs plain flour
  • 2 cups reduced-fat milk
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Place cauliflower, broccoli florets and water into a microwave safe and ovenproof dish. Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 5 minutes. Carefully drain off the water and set aside.
  3. Put flour into a tall microwave safe jug. Add 2 tablespoons of milk and whisk to a smooth paste with no lumps. Season with pepper. Add the remainder of the milk and stir.
  4. Microwave the milk mixture on HIGH (100%) for 1 minute. Stir. Heat again for 1 minute and stir. If needed, heat again for 30 seconds intervals and stir until thick and creamy.
  5. Add grated cheese and stir until melted through.
  6. Top cauliflower and broccoli with cheese sauce.
  7. Bake in oven for 15 minutes or serve immediately.

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