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Orange Broccoli Florets

 Orange Broccoli Florets
This easy side dish is a regular menu item at Paula Kenny's home in New Hudson, Michigan. "The citrus flavor makes the broccoli seem special," she notes.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel


  • Place broccoli and 1 in. of water in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until
  • smooth. Gradually stir in orange juice. Bring to a boil; cook and
  • stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in orange peel. Drain
  • broccoli; add orange juice mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup (prepared with reduce-fat butter) equals 53 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 38 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.