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Broccoli with Ginger-Orange Butter

Instead of simply topping steamed broccoli with plain butter, the home economists in our Test Kitchen suggest you try serving it with an easy-to-prepare flavored butter. This is also a tasty topping for a sugar snap peas, green beans and carrots.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 pound fresh broccoli, cut into spears
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger


  • 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 saucepan, combine the marmalade, butter, vinegar and ginger. Cook until marmalade and butter are melted. Drain broccoli; drizzle with butter mixture.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 54 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • OhioLaur
    Nov 19, 2011

    Made this using sugar free marmalade and it was fantastic!!! Lots of flavor and fresh tasting. This is a keeper. Next time will probably double the sauce.

  • BMWgriller
    Nov 17, 2011

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  • ppolen
    Nov 10, 2010

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