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Bay Steamed Broccoli

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  Broccoli heads 2
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Fresh bay leaves 4
  Unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon

Peel the broccoli stems.
In a pot wide enough to hold the whole broccoli heads, bring the water, bay leaves, butter and salt to a boil.
Add the broccoli and cover.
Cook over moderate heat, turning once, until tender, 15 minutes.
Transfer the broccoli to a warmed platter and cover with foil.
Boil the cooking liquid until reduced to 1/4 cup, 5 minutes.
Pour the liquid over the broccoli, discard the bay leaves and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 596 Calories from Fat 444

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g77.9%

Saturated Fat 31.1 g155.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 129 mg43%

Sodium 1609.5 mg67.1%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 12.8 g51%

Sugars 7.7 g

Protein 14 g27%

Vitamin A 91% Vitamin C 672.1%

Calcium 26% Iron 27.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bay Steamed Broccoli Recipe