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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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

One serving equals 54 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 108 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.