- 3 pounds fresh broccoli, chopped, with stems discarded
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 cups fat-free milk
- 1/2 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, cubed
- Place the broccoli, olive oil, black pepper, and garlic powder in a slow cooker and add enough water to cover.
- Cook on high setting for 1-2 hours.
- Add the milk, and continue to cook for 15 minutes.
- Finally, stir in the cheese and continue cooking until the cheese is melted.