Dijon, Thyme, and Pine Nut Broccoli

Dijon, Thyme, and Pine Nut Broccoli Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Tangy dijon mustard, fresh thyme, pine nuts and lemon transform boring broccoli in this recipe that will satisfy even picky eaters.

Yield:

Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

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Nutritional Information

Calories 79
Fat 6.6 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Sodium 76 mg

Ingredients

12 ounces broccoli florets (5 cups raw)
1 tablespoon minced shallots
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts

Preparation

1. Arrange broccoli in a steamer. Steam, covered, 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place broccoli in a large bowl.

2. Combine minced shallots, olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and chopped fresh thyme in a bowl; stir with a whisk. Add broccoli and pine nuts to oil mixture; toss.

Note:

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Robin Bashinsky,

October 2011
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