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Orange Broccoli Recipe

Orange Broccoli Recipe

My husband, Tommy, can be a picky eater, but he always enjoys this versatile side dish. Nearly effortless to fix, it's sure to please even finicky family members who aren't fond of the robust green veggie.—Tricia Moore, Somersworth, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 pounds fresh broccoli florets
  • 5 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds


  • 1. Place 1 in. of water in a saucepan; add broccoli. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same pan, combine the butter, orange juice, orange peel and salt; heat until butter is melted. Return the broccoli to the saucepan; toss to coat. Transfer to a serving bowl; sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 166 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 334mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 6g protein .

Reviews for Orange Broccoli

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jesboc 67634
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"Great different way to prepare broccoli"

pkjillian 53605
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2012

"lacking in flavor"

bereitbach 107707
Reviewed May. 20, 2011

"Sorry, but my family really didn't care for this recipe. We didn't think the orange flavor complemented the broccoli at all."

char04 131400
Reviewed May. 16, 2010

"This was very good. I used walnuts instead of almonds. I added 2 cloves of garlic."

sunflwerchick 132401
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2010

"Very good! I thought it might a real orange taste, but it was more sweet. I added 1/4 tsp ea. of garlic powder and seasoning salt"

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