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Creamy Broccoli Cabbage Recipe

"My kids hated cabbage," recalls Lee Silvey of Snohomish, Washington. "But when times were hard, I wanted to make the most of this economical vegetable, so I invented this creamy combination," she explains. "They gobbled it up. Now it's a must at our holiday dinners."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 pound fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  • 1. Place cabbage and broccoli in a saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, melt butter. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Drain vegetables; top with cream sauce. Add salt and toss to coat. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 121 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.