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Broccoli with Lemon Sauce Recipe

Broccoli with Lemon Sauce Recipe

“I enjoyed a delicious broccoli dish in Mexico a few years ago and tried making it in my own kitchen. I think my Broccoli with Lemon Sauce tastes very much like what I had at the restaurant,” field editor Nancy Larkin writes from Maitland, Florida.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 bunch broccoli, cut into spears
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel


  • 1. Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the sour cream, milk, lemon juice and peel. Microwave, uncovered, at 50% power for 1-1/2 minutes or until heated through, stirring every 30 seconds. Serve with broccoli. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 110 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 6g protein.

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lmmanda User ID: 1101093 67282
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2014

"This was okay, it needed more seasoning than the recipe calls for, it was pretty bland."

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