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Broccoli Crown

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Ingredients
  Broccoli 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Seasoned salt 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Herb butter tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

1. Trim the outer leaves and tough ends from the broccoli; chop stems and flowerets. (You should have about 4 cups.)
2. Cook in a small amount of boiling salted water in a medium-size saucepan 10 minutes, or just until crispy tender; drain well.
3. Saute onion in butter or margarine until soft in a medium-size saucepan. Stir in flour and seasoned salt; cook, stirring constantly, just until bubbly. Stir in milk; continue cooking and stirring until sauce thickens and bubbles 3 minutes.
4. Beat eggs slightly in a small bowl; stir in a generous 1/2 cup of the hot sauce; quickly stir back into remaining sauce in pan. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat 3 minutes, or until mixture thickens again; remove from heat. Stir in mayonnaise or salad dressing and parsley.
5. Fold into the drained broccoli; spoon into a well-greased, 5-cup ring mold, set mold in a baking pan. Place on a shelf in the oven; pour boiling water into pan to a depth of about 1 inch.
6. Bake in moderate oven (350°) for 30 minutes, or until set; remove from pan of water. Let ring stand several minutes, and then loosen around edge with a knife; invert onto serving plate. Fill center with Herb-Butter Tomatoes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Broccoli

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