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Broccoli With Parmesan Sauce

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Ingredients
  Fresh broccoli 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Chopped sweet red pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Teaspoon
  Skim milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Light process cream cheese product 2 Ounce
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Trim off large leaves of broccoli.
Remove tough ends of lower stalks, and wash broccoli thoroughly.
Cut into spears.
Place broccoli in a Dutch oven; add water.
Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Drain,- arrange broccoli on a serving platter, and keep warm.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot.
Add red pepper and onion; cook, stirring constantly, until tender.
Remove from skillet, and set aside.
Melt margarine in skillet; stir in flour.
Gradually add skim milk.
Cook, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened.
Add reserved red pepper and onion, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, and garlic powder,- cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and thoroughly heated.
Spoon over broccoli.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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