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Quick Broccoli with Orange Sauce Recipe

Quick Broccoli with Orange Sauce Recipe

As a busy working mother, I was looking for a good broccoli recipe that didn't take very long to make. This one, adapted from an old cookbook, can be whipped up in a hurry. I think you'll find it complements the rest of my favorite meal. -Edie DeSpain Logan, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 packages (10 ounce each) frozen broccoli spears
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel


  • 1. Cook broccoli according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Whisk in cornstarch until smooth. Gradually stir in orange juice; add orange peel. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Drain broccoli; drizzle with sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 138 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 132mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein .

Reviews for Quick Broccoli with Orange Sauce

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milosmommy 52397
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2011

"This was a nice way to make broccoli. I think it is hard to find something to pair this with as the orange flavor is very strong. It was easy and inexpensive."

Shawn Morgan 205947
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2011

"I did add a pinch of salt & pepper!"

Shawn Morgan 109052
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2011

"Different! And a great way to use an orange!"

blueciel 53712
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2009

"Great taste, easy to prepare, adds a nice added flavor to regularly prepared broccoli."

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