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Puree Of Broccoli

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  Broccoli 2 Pound, steins peeled and julienned and flowerets made uniformly small (1 bunch)
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Whole wheat flour 3 Tablespoon
  Plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon

1. Cook the stalks in boiling salted water until they are almost tender. Add the flowerets and cook until they are tender.
2. Puree the broccoli in batches in the container of an electric blender or in a food processor, using as much of the cream as needed. Transfer the puree to saucepan.
3. Melt the butter in a small skillet and sprinkle in the flour. Cook, stirring, until the mixture is nut-colored. Do not allow to burn. Stir into the broccoli puree.
4. Stir in the yogurt, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Reheat but do not boil.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1135 Calories from Fat 618

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g108.5%

Saturated Fat 42.3 g211.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 208.3 mg69.4%

Sodium 1403 mg58.5%

Total Carbohydrates 106 g35.4%

Dietary Fiber 29.5 g118.2%

Sugars 26.4 g

Protein 41 g82.7%

Vitamin A 157.8% Vitamin C 1351.7%

Calcium 77.2% Iron 49.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Puree Of Broccoli Recipe