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Broccoli With Orange Sauce

These beautiful florets are a powerful source of vitamins A and C.

Southern Living DECEMBER 2004

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Cook time: 11 Minutes
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes


  • 2 oranges
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 teaspoon butter or margarine
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 (8-ounce) container low-fat lemon yogurt


Grate 1 orange to equal 1 teaspoon grated rind; set aside. Peel and section oranges, removing seeds; set aside.

Place broccoli florets in a steamer basket over boiling water, and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender.

Melt butter in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add onion and ginger, and sauté until tender. Remove from heat.

Toss together broccoli florets, onion mixture, 1 teaspoon orange rind, and orange sections in a large bowl. Stir in yogurt. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 110
  • Calories from fat: 12%
  • Fat: 1.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 5.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.8g
  • Fiber: 5.8g
  • Cholesterol: 3.6mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 161mg
  • Calcium: 147mg

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