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Broccoli With Red Pepper And Shallots

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Ingredients
  Broccoli 2 Bunch (200 gm)
  Margarine/Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Red bell pepper 1 Large, cut into thin strips
  Shallots/1 small onion, thinly sliced 3 Ounce
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Toasted)
Directions

Trim off leaves and tough ends of broccoli stalks.
Cut broccoli into flowerets.
Peel stalks, then cut into 1-inch pieces.
To cook broccoli, heat 2 quarts lightly salted water in 3-quart saucepan over high heat to a boil.
Add broccoli and boil, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes or until bright green and tender.
Drain broccoli in colander.
Rinse under cold water; drain thoroughly.
Melt margarine in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Add bell pepper and shallots.
Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add broccoli.
Cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Sprinkle with salt and black pepper; mix well.
Garnish with almonds, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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