Cauliflower and Broccoli in Swiss Cheese Sauce


Need healthy slow cooker recipes? We've got you covered! This veggie-filled side dish will go great with just about any meal.

Cauliflower Broccoli Swiss Cheese Sauce
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 25 mins


  • 4 cup broccoli florets* (8 ounces)

  • 4 cup cauliflower florets* (16 ounces)

  • 1 14-16 ounce jar Alfredo pasta sauce

  • 6 ounce process Swiss cheese, torn (1 1/2 cups)

  • 1 large chopped onion

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, oregano, or basil, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup ranch-flavor sliced almonds (optional)


  1. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine broccoli, cauliflower, pasta sauce, Swiss cheese, onion, thyme, and pepper.

  2. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

  3. Stir gently before serving. If desired, sprinkle with almonds. Makes 10 servings


If you like, substitute 1 1/2 16-ounce packages (about 8 cups) frozen broccoli and cauliflower florets for the fresh. Prepare as directed.

For easy cleanup:

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

177 Calories
12g Fat
10g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 177
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 573mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 51.4mg 257%
Calcium 222.1mg 17%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 310mg 7%
Folate, total 52.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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