Orange-Sauced Broccoli & Peppers

You'll add vitamin C and fiber to your diet with this low-calorie vegetable side-dish recipe.

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Makes:
6 servings
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Orange-Sauced Broccoli & Peppers

Ingredients
3 1/2
cups broccoli flowerets
1
medium red or yellow sweet pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion
1
clove garlic, minced
1 1/2
teaspoons cornstarch
2/3
cup orange juice
2
teaspoons Dijon-style mustard

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan cook broccoli and sweet pepper in a small amount of boiling, lightly salted water about 8 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender; drain. Cover and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until onion is tender. Stir in cornstarch. Add orange juice and mustard. Cook and stir until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
  3. Pour the sauce over the broccoli mixture; toss gently to coat.

Nutrition Facts

(Orange-Sauced Broccoli & Peppers)
    Per serving:
  • 58 kcal cal.,
  • 2 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g monounsatured fat),
  • 5 mg chol.,
  • 71 mg sodium,
  • 9 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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