Braised Broccoli


This quick and easy side-dish recipe is enhanced with a creamy, orange-flavored sauce.

Braised Broccoli
Total Time:
23 mins


  • 3 cup water

  • 12 cup broccoli florets and/or broccoli rabe, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces

  • 1 cup whipping cream

  • 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate, thawed

  • cup sliced almonds, toasted


  1. In 4-quart Dutch oven bring water and 3.4 teaspoon salt to boiling. Add broccoli. Return to boiling. Cook, covered, 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; drain. Transfer to bowl. For sauce, add cream, juice, and 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper to Dutch oven; heat through. Spoon over broccoli; sprinkle almonds. Serves 10 to 12.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

141 Calories
11g Fat
9g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 141
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 98.6mg 493%
Calcium 80.8mg 6%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 398mg 8%
Folate, total 72.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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