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Broccoli with Orange Sauce Recipe

Broccoli with Orange Sauce Recipe

If you like oranges, you'll enjoy this citrusy sauce I adopted when looking for more interesting way to serve broccoli. It's also nice as a dipping sauce for pork chops and chicken. —Estelle Hardin of Kanab, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen broccoli spears
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 medium navel orange, thinly sliced


  • 1. Place broccoli and a small amount of water in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and bouillon. Stir in water, orange juice and peel until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes until thickened.
  • 2. Drain broccoli and place in a serving bowl. Garnish with orange slices and drizzle with sauce. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 54 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 0 fruit.

Reviews for Broccoli with Orange Sauce

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MY REVIEW 215875
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2014

"I loved this side dish. I used the zest of one orange and then cut up two oranges to use in the dish itself."

joedebfry 49977
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2012

"The orange sauce is very good; we didn't like the sweetness with broccoli, though. I'll remember the sauce recipe to use over fruit."

Lphant 44788
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2011

"Thank you so much for this recipe, eating broccoli has never been so tasty!"

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