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Recipe for family meals :

Solo Microwave Lemon Cheese and Broccoli

This is another recipe from Bill Hilbrich from Saint Cloud, Minnesota. If you would like to know a little bit more about Bill have a look at his Bio page - click here.

Bill says: "A quick and simple side dish for one that could be made at home or in a dormitory microwave oven".


1 cup broccoli florets
1 tablespoon butter
4 ounces Velveeta style processed American cheese spread.
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • Heat the butter in a 2 cup microwave safe dish until melted (about one minute) Add cheese, pepper, and lemon juice and microwave on high for two minutes.
  • Then remove and stir until the cheese is melted.
  • At the same time as you are finishing the cheese, place the broccoli florets on a microwave plate and cover with a damp paper towel.
  • Microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  • Remove towel, and pour cheese over the broccoli.

Serves 1

Bill Hilbrich