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Butter Crunch Broccoli

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Ingredients
  Broccoli 1 1⁄2 Pound (Fresh)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
For butter-crunch sauce:
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Instant chicken bouillon 1 Teaspoon
  Dried parsley flakes 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped cashews 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

1 Arrange broccoli in 2-quart (12x7) glass baking dish with stalks toward outside of dish. Add 1/4 cup water. Cover with wax paper; set aside.
2 Combine remaining ingredients, except butter and cashews, in 1 1/2-quart glass casserole; beat with rotary beater until smooth. Add butter.
3 Place broccoli on upper rack position of oven and sauce on bottom shelf, in a staggered arrangement.
4 Microwave both for 10 minutes on HIGH. Beat sauce and continue cooking for 7 to 8 minutes on HIGH, or until broccoli is tender-crisp. Remove broccoli and rack and continue cooking sauce 2 to 4 minutes on HIGH, until sauce has thickened (about 175°F). Stir cashews into sauce. Let stand, 2 minutes: pour sauce over broccoli to serve. About 4 Servings

Recipe Summary

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 223 Calories from Fat 133

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.5%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g39.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.2 mg10.1%

Sodium 191.3 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g21.8%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 7 g13.6%

Vitamin A 33.3% Vitamin C 258%

Calcium 12.3% Iron 23.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Butter Crunch Broccoli Recipe