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Lightly Dressed Broccoli

 Lightly Dressed Broccoli
To liven up ordinary broccoli, our Test Kitchen tops the tender spears with a special wine sauce. The light topping coats the broccoli nicely without being overpowering. Experiment by sampling the sauce on other vegetables.
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into spears
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 3/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. of water and broccoli to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute onion and garlic in 1/4 cup
  • butter until onions are tender. Add wine or broth; bring to a boil
  • over high heat. Cook until liquid is reduced by half. Remove from
  • the heat. Stir in cream and remaining butter.
  • Drain broccoli and place in a serving bowl; drizzle with sauce.
  • Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 215 calories, 17 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 189 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Wine: This recipe pairs well with a full-bodied white wine.: Taste of Home Special Offer: Enjoy this recipe with Rutherford Hill Chardonnay 2012 Napa Valley, a full-bodied classic

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