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Broccoli With Lemon Sauce

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  Slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Frozen broccoli spears 20 Ounce (2 Packages, 10 Ounce Each)
  Cream cheese 6 Ounce (2 Packages, 3 Ounce Each)
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon

In small bowl, combine almonds and butter.
Cook uncovered, 3 minutes, stirring twice.
Set aside.
Remove wax or foil overwrap, place packages of frozen broccoli in oven and cook 5 minutes.
Open packages and rearrange broccoli.
Close packages and cook 5 minutes or until broccoli is just about tender.
Let stand while preparing sauce.
In 2-cup measure, soften cream cheese (30 sec).
Cream until smooth.
Add milk, lemon peel, lemon juice, ginger and salt.
Cook uncovered, 1 minute, 30 seconds or until hot.
Place broccoli spears on serving platter, pour on sauce and sprinkle with almonds.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1251 Calories from Fat 866

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g153.4%

Saturated Fat 44 g220%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 226.9 mg75.6%

Sodium 1223.3 mg51%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 20.2 g80.9%

Sugars 24.9 g

Protein 37 g74.4%

Vitamin A 52.3% Vitamin C 341.1%

Calcium 66.4% Iron 16.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Broccoli With Lemon Sauce Recipe