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Broccoli with Browned Butter and Breadcrumbs

Prep time 3 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield 3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Look for panko breadcrumbs in the Asian section of large supermarkets or in Asian markets. They're ideal for an extra-crunchy topping for the broccoli.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) package fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup panko (Japanese) breadcrumbs or fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt or
  • 1/8 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Dash of ground red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 101
  • fat 6.3 g
  • satfat 3.7 g
  • protein 4.1 g
  • carbohydrate 9.4 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 1.0 mg
  • sodium 202 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 56 %
  • fiber 3.5 g
  • calcium 57 mg

How to Make It

  1. Steam broccoli, covered, 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  2. . While broccoli steams, place breadcrumbs in a large skillet; cook over medium heat 3 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet, and set aside.

  3. . Add butter to skillet, and cook over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until butter is lightly browned, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

  4. . Drain broccoli. Add broccoli, salt, and peppers to skillet, tossing to coat broccoli with butter. Place in a serving bowl; sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Serve immediately.

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