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Sweet And Sour Broccoli

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Ingredients
  Broccoli 2 Pound
  Bacon slices 8 , cut into 1 inch strips
  Minced green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dark brown sugar/Light brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Trim the leaves and coarse stem ends from the broccoli, and cut the stems and the florets into bite-size pieces.
2. Bring about 1 inch of lightly salted water to a boil in a 3-quart saucepan. Add the broccoli and cook, covered, for 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
3. Meanwhile, place the bacon into a 6-inch skillet and cook over moderately high heat for 5 minutes, or just until crisp and brown. Remove from the skillet and drain on paper toweling.
4. Pour out all but 1/4 cup of the bacon drippings. Add the green onions to the skillet and cook, uncovered, over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes, or until they are golden. Add the sugar, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper to the green onions, and heat the mixture for 1 to 2 minutes.
5. Just before serving, crumble the bacon over the broccoli. Add the dressing and toss.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Interest: 
Healthy

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