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Lemon Broccoli

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  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), slivered
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Broccoli spears 20 Ounce, frozen
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated lemon juice 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Combine almonds and butter in small glass bowl.
Microwave on medium for 3 minutes.
Stir and continue cooking on medium 2 to 3 minutes or until almonds are light brown; set aside.
Place frozen broccoli in 2-quart glass casserole.
Cover with glass lid or plastic wrap.
Microwave on high for 4 to 5 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
Cover, and continue cooking on high for 6 to 7 minutes or until tender-crisp.
Let stand, covered.
Place cream cheese in 2-cup glass measure, Microwave on low for about 4 minutes or until softened.
Cream until smooth.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Microwave on medium for 3 to 4 minutes or until hot.
Place broccoli spears on serving platter and pour sauce over.
Sprinkle with almonds and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1536 Calories from Fat 1125

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 130 g199.6%

Saturated Fat 55.8 g278.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 289.2 mg96.4%

Sodium 1432.4 mg59.7%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.4%

Dietary Fiber 23.5 g94.1%

Sugars 23.8 g

Protein 47 g94.5%

Vitamin A 137.1% Vitamin C 847%

Calcium 76.7% Iron 42.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Broccoli Recipe