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Quick Broccoli with Orange Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

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

Ingredients

  • 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 zest

Directions

  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 zest. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Drain broccoli; drizzle with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

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

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