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Broccoli with Walnuts and Cherries Recipe

Broccoli with Walnuts and Cherries Recipe

“Power foods—broccoli, walnuts and cherries—star in this delicious, easy recipe.” Joan Ranzini - Waynesboro, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 2 bunches broccoli, cut into florets (about 6 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  • 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 3-4 minutes or until tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute walnuts and garlic in oil until garlic is tender. Stir in the cherries, salt, pepper flakes and broccoli; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 140 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 7g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 vegetable, 1 fat

Reviews for Broccoli with Walnuts and Cherries

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Reviewed Feb. 7, 2011

"tastes good next time may try dried cranberries instead of cherries just personal preference."

Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

"I made it at home and loved it to death and did not share it with my husband at all. I took it to work for our potluck and it was the first thing gone. Definitly will eat it again!!"

Reviewed Jan. 31, 2010

"I tried it with dried cranberries instead of cherries and it tasted great!"

Reviewed Dec. 20, 2009

"This was very delicious! I will definetly make this again!"

Reviewed Nov. 23, 2009

"My wife and I made this dish for dinner this evening and were very pleased. We definitely will make this again."

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