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Broccoli with Mock Hollandaise

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Roxana Quarles of Ralph, Alabama dresses up broccoli with a lemony sauce that complements the veggie flavor nicely. Not a fan of broccoli? This simple side dish will change your mind.


  • 2 packages (9 ounces each) frozen broccoli spears
  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the cream cheese, egg, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Cook and stir over low heat for 3-5 minutes or until sauce is thickened and reaches 160°. Serve with broccoli.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 127 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 313mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.

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