Nutritional yeast is high in B vitamins and has a natural "cheesy" flavor. It's a great way to add a boost of flavor without the fat and calories of cheese.
4cupsorganic broccolitrimmed, cut into pieces
6garlic clovesminced, divided
2tablespoonssweet rice flour
1cuplow-fat organic milk
1cupfinely shredded sharp rBST/rBGH free cheddar cheesereserve a few tablespoons for topping
1/4cupgluten-free panko crumbs
salt and freshly ground pepperto taste
Steam broccoli until just tender, about 6 minutes; remove to a baking dish.
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat and add onion and garlic; saute until onions are softened, about 3 minutes. Add rice flour and whisk for a minute or two; whisk in milk, cayenne pepper, and nutmeg; cook until slightly thickened. Add nutritional yeast and shredded cheese and whisk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Pour cheese mixture over steamed broccoli. Mix together panko crumbs, oregano, reserved cheddar cheese, salt and pepper. Sprinkle on top of broccoli and cheese mixture. Broil until top is lightly browned and cheese melts.