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Orange Broccoli

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

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

Ingredients

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

Directions

  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 zest and salt; heat until butter is melted. Return the broccoli to the saucepan; toss to coat. Transfer to a serving bowl; sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Facts

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

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