Broccoli and Cauliflower with a Creamy Sauce



  • 200 g broccoli
  • 200 g cauliflower
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) grated Cheddar cheese, preferably reduced fat
  • 175 ml plain low-fat yoghurt
  • ½ cup (125 ml) plain smooth low-fat cottage cheese
  • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) ground nutmeg or paprika
  • 4 tsp (20 ml) chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) prepared mustard (optional)
  • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt
  • pinch paprika or peri-peri


Cut broccoli and cauliflower into smaller pieces.

Place in a pot with 1-2 cm of water and simmer until tender, but still crunchy. Drain well.

Mix cheese, yoghurt, cottage cheese, nutmeg, parsley, mustard and salt.

Pour some of this sauce over the veggies. Sprinkle with paprika and serve with the rest of the sauce.

Serve hot or at room temperature as a side dish with meat or chicken.


You can also use this sauce as a dipping sauce with veggies or spoon it over baked potatoes.