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    Orange-Sauced Broccoli and Peppers

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    PaulaG's Note:

    This makes a beautiful side dish to serve with pork or chicken. I use a combination of yellow and red bell peppers for a wonderful color combination. The recipe is from The Diabetic Cookbook with some minor changes.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place the broccoli and bell peppers in a steamer basket.
    2. 2
      Place over 1 to 2 inches of boiling water, cover and steam for 6 to 8 minutes or just until crisp tender.
    3. 3
      In a small saucepan, melt the butter, add green onions and garlic.
    4. 4
      Cook until onion is tender.
    5. 5
      Stir in cornstarch, orange juice and mustard.
    6. 6
      Cook and stir until mixture is thickened and bubbly; stir and continue to cook for 2 minutes more.
    7. 7
      Place steamed broccoli in a serving bowl, pour sauce over and toss gently to coat.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 25, 2013

      55

      Omg this was wonderful! I use red, orange and yellow baby peppers. I didn't cook the peppers as long as the broccoli because I didn't want them to be too soft but otherwise made this delicious dish as directed. Made for ZWT9 Soup A Stars

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    • on August 25, 2013

      45

      This was a great dish, PaulaG. The sauce was a little overpowering for my family, but it was a great side dish for our beef dinner. Made for ZWT #9 SE Asia.

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    • on August 17, 2013

      55

      We're always looking for ways to enjoy broccoli and peppers, and this was one of the better recipes my family has had. The sauce is what stood out, but we felt there wasn't enough of it.

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    Nutritional Facts for Orange-Sauced Broccoli and Peppers

    Serving Size: 1 (172 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 80.2
     
    Calories from Fat 29
    36%
    Total Fat 3.2 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 7.6 mg
    2%
    Sodium 45.5 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.7 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 4.3 g
    17%
    Protein 2.7 g
    5%

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