Easy Broccoli and Asparagus Grilled Cheese

Easy Broccoli and Asparagus Grilled Cheese

This grilled cheese sandwich with veggies smothered in a bechamel sauce is a delicious way to get your nutrients.

Preparation 10 min
Total 20 min
4 Servings
Bon Matin No Sugar, No Fat Added Multigrain Bread
Bon Matin® No Sugar, No Fat Added Multigrain Bread


  • 4 slices Bon Matin™ No Fat, No Sugar Added Multigrain Bread
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter, divided
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) milk
  • 3 oz (90 g) Oka Light cheese, sliced and divided
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) Dijon mustard
  • Pinch each salt and red chili flakes
  • 1 cup (250 mL) steamed small broccoli florets
  • 4 steamed asparagus spears, halved


  1. Melt 2 tsp (10 mL) butter in small saucepan set over medium heat; add flour, whisking vigorously until combined.
  2. Remove from stove and whisk in milk.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened and smooth.
  4. Stir in 1 oz Oka, mustard, salt and chili flakes; add broccoli.
  5. Divide mixture evenly between 2 slices of bread; top with asparagus.
  6. Top with remaining Oka.
  7. Top with remaining bread; spread remaining butter over outside of sandwiches.
  8. In nonstick skillet set over medium heat, cook sandwiches for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown.

Tip: For extra flavour, add chopped sun-dried tomatoes.