1 bunch Fresh broccoli
1 Tablespoon Olive oil
1 Tablespoon Butter
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1 Tablespoon Flour (all-purpose)
½ cup Orange juice
1 teaspoon Grated orange zest (can use dried from jar found in spice aisles)
2 Tablespoons Lemon juice
1/3 cup Sliced almonds
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Wash broccoli and cut apart into florets. Peel stems and cut into ½ slices. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add broccoli; cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until broccoli is bright green. Drain into a colander and run cold water over; drain well.
In a saucepan, combine olive oil, butter, and garlic over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add flour; cook and stir until bubbly. Add orange juice, zest, and lemon juice; cook and stir until mixture simmers for 1 minute.
Arrange broccoli in 2-quart casserole dish or 8”x8” or 11”x7” baking pan. Pour sauce over and sprinkle with almonds.
Bake for 20 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional information per serving;
Calories 146.46; fat 10.79g; saturated fat 2.66g; trans fat 0.07g; carbohydrates 17.48g; cholesterol 7.63mg
Broccoli is one of the best foods you can eat. It’s packed full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This method of cooking yields tender florets scented with orange.
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