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Contest-Winning Broccoli with Orange Sauce

 Contest-Winning Broccoli with Orange Sauce
A citrus yogurt sauce drapes crisp-tender broccoli flowerets and refreshing orange slices in this dish. —Doris Heath, Franklin, North Carolina
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 3 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into spears
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/3 cup canned mandarin oranges
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt


  • Place broccoli in a large saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 5-8 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Whisk in flour until
  • smooth. Gradually stir in orange juice. Add the orange peel,
  • mandarin oranges and tarragon. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2
  • minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in yogurt.
  • Drain broccoli; serve with sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 100 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber,

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Contest-Winning Broccoli with Orange Sauce (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.