Creamy Broccoli with Cashews Recipe
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Creamy Broccoli with Cashews Recipe

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Looking for a holiday side dish that's something special? Karen Ann Bland in Gove, Kansas suggests: "The sour-cream sauce in this broccoli casserole makes it a little different from the usual, and the cashews lend a nice crunch. It's great with a variety of entrees.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 9 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cashews

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 219 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 339 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein.


  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 crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in the sour cream, honey, vinegar, salt and paprika.
  3. Transfer broccoli to a serving bowl. Add sour cream mixture and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cashews. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Broccoli with Cashews in Simple & Delicious November/December 2007, p36

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