Broccoli with Ginger-Orange Butter Recipe
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Broccoli with Ginger-Orange Butter Recipe

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Instead of simply topping steamed broccoli with plain butter, the home economists in our Test Kitchen suggest you try serving it with an easy-to-prepare flavored butter. This is also a tasty topping for a sugar snap peas, green beans and carrots.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound fresh broccoli, cut into spears
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 54 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. of water and broccoli to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the marmalade, butter, vinegar and ginger. Cook until marmalade and butter are melted. Drain broccoli; drizzle with butter mixture. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli with Ginger-Orange Butter in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p68

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OhioLaur User ID: 4454194 38628
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2011

"Made this using sugar free marmalade and it was fantastic!!! Lots of flavor and fresh tasting. This is a keeper. Next time will probably double the sauce."

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