Orange Broccoli Recipe

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Orange Broccoli Recipe
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Orange Broccoli Recipe

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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
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.
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.
Originally published as Orange Broccoli in Country Woman March/April 2004, p39

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 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.
Originally published as Orange Broccoli in Country Woman March/April 2004, p39

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jesboc User ID: 6580965 67634
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"Great different way to prepare broccoli"

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pkjillian User ID: 4978286 53605
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2012

"lacking in flavor"

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bereitbach User ID: 4958434 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."

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char04 User ID: 2958136 131400
Reviewed May. 16, 2010

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

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sunflwerchick User ID: 4096152 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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