Orange Broccoli Florets

Orange is all it takes to reserve a spot for broccoli on your Valentine’s Day menu.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”5min” serves=”2″ details=”” ]

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 1-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour


  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”15 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Place broccoli and 1 in. of water in a saucepan; bring to a boil.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in orange juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in orange peel.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Drain broccoli; add orange juice mixture and toss to coat.[/step-item]


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