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Broccoli with Browned Butter and Breadcrumbs

Broccoli with Browned Butter and Breadcrumbs

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2006

  • Yield: 3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
  • Cook time:5 Minutes
  • Prep time:3 Minutes


  • 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


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

. 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.

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

. 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 101
  • Fat: 6.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.7g
  • Protein: 4.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.4g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Iron: 1.0mg
  • Sodium: 202mg
  • Calories from fat: 56%
  • Fiber: 3.5g
  • Calcium: 57mg

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