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Blanched And Butter Cooked Broccoli

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Ingredients
  Fresh broccoli 1 Pound
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1 Wash broccoli and cut into flowerets, leaving 1 to 2 inches of stalk.
2 In a 1-quart casserole with lid, place the broccoli with stems toward outside of dish.
3 Add water and cover.
4 Microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 6 to 7 minutes or until starting to get tender.
5 Drain in a colander; rinse under running water.
6 Wrap and refrigerate.
7 At serving time, in clean casserole, melt butter or margarine at 100% (HIGH) for 45 seconds.
8 Add broccoli and stir to coat. Cover.
9 Microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender and heated through; stir once.
10 Let stand, covered,for 2 minutes.

SERVING
11 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
22 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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