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Broccoli with Smoked Almonds

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: May. 05, 2022
From Gertrudis Miller of Evansville, Indiana this dish makes for a colorful, attractive side. Almonds and pimientos add a little pizzazz to your plate.
Broccoli with Smoked Almonds Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 5 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup smoked or roasted salted almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) sliced pimientos, drained


  1. In a large skillet, saute broccoli and garlic in oil over medium-high heat until garlic is golden brown, 2 minutes. Add water and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook until broccoli is tender, 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add almonds and pimientos. Cook, uncovered, until water is evaporated, 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 155 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 226mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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