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Broccoli with Mock Hollandaise Recipe

Broccoli with Mock Hollandaise Recipe

Roxana Quarles of Ralph, Alabama dresses up broccoli with a lemony sauce that complements the veggie flavor nicely. Not a fan of broccoli? This simple side dish will change your mind.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (9 ounces each) frozen broccoli spears
  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a 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 saucepan, combine the cream cheese, egg, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Cook and stir over low heat for 3-5 minutes or until sauce is thickened and reaches 160°. Serve with broccoli. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup broccoli with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 127 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 313 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.