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Broccoli Florets with Almonds

  • Servings:

    Makes 6 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    7 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    8 minutes


14 1/2 oz can low-sodium chicken broth
16 oz pkg. frozen broccoli florets
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon Black pepper, freshly ground
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/3 cup sliced almonds
Broccoli Florets with Almonds


1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil over high heat. Add broccoli, cover, reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 5 to 6 minutes, until broccoli is fork tender. Strain and reserve broth for another use. Transfer broccoli to a serving bowl and toss with saltand pepper.
2. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add almonds and saute until lightly toasted, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Top broccoli with the almonds and serve warm.
Source: Hannaford Fresh Magazine, September - October 2009


Nutritional Facts
Servings Makes 6
Base Nutrients
Calories 80 kcal (4%)
Calories from Fat 45 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 5 g (7%)
Saturated Fat 2 g (7%)
Cholesterol 5 mg (1%)
Sodium 135 mg (5%)
Total Carbohydrates 6 g (2%)
Dietary Fiber 2 g (8%)
Protein 3 g (5%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a