Broccoli with Balsamic Butter

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Recipe Time

Prep: 19 Minutes
Cook: 14 Minutes

Ingredients

3 pounds broccoli, cut into large florets
1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup minced shallot
1/2 cup cold butter, cut into 1/2
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

Place broccoli florets in a steamer basket over boiling water, and cook 7 minutes or until crisp-tender.

Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, bring vinegar and shallots to a boil; reduce heat, simmer 7 minutes or until vinegar is almost absorbed. Remove from heat; add butter, a few pieces at a time, stirring constantly with a wire whisk until butter melts and sauce thickens. Stir in parsley, salt, and pepper. Toss with steamed broccoli.

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Christmas With Southern Living

June 2006