Garlic Butter Topping Recipe
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Garlic Butter Topping Recipe

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“My mother gave me this microwave recipe several years ago,” writes Marla Pinson from Granbury, Texas. “It’s easy and so tasty even my kids eat their veggies with this on them!” Also try the garlic-flavored topping over bread as a yummy change of pace or substitute garlic salt for garlic powder for a bit more flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • GARLIC BREAD:
  • 4 hoagie buns, split
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • VEGETABLES:
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 3 cups fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

2-1/4 teaspoons butter equals 77 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 61 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, garlic powder and thyme. Cover and microwave on high until butter is melted. Yield: 3 tablespoons.
  2. For garlic bread: Brush butter topping over cut sides of buns. Place cut side down on grill. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 1 minute or until toasted. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
  3. For vegetables: Place broccoli, cauliflower and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Drizzle with butter topping; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Cook, uncovered, on high for 30 seconds or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Garlic Butter Topping in Simple & Delicious May/June 2007, p53

Nutritional Facts

2-1/4 teaspoons butter equals 77 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 61 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

"This is quick and easy and makes a small portion which is convenient also. However, it does not keep well and seemed a bit runny."

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Reviewed Mar. 7, 2010

"Husband loved it!"

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