Orange Buttered Broccoli Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Broccoli1 Pound
 Sweet red pepper1⁄2 Medium, cut into strips
 Sweet red pepper/Sweet yellow pepper1⁄2 Medium, cut into julienne strips
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Juice concentrate1 Tablespoon, frozen (1 Can)
 Frozen orange juice concentrate1 Tablespoon
 Oranges2 Medium, sliced
 Toasted slivered almonds2 Teaspoon, toasted
 Sesame seed/2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted2 Teaspoon, toasted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 156 Calories from Fat 71

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.4%

Saturated Fat 4 g20.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg

Sodium 39.8 mg1.7%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23%

Sugars 11.1 g

Protein 5 g9.2%

Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 273.3%

Calcium 10.9% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Cut the broccoli stalks lengthwise into uniform spears.
2 In an 8x8x2-inch baking dish combine the broccoli, red or yellow pepper, and water.Cover with a vented clear plastic wrap.
3 Cook on 100% power (high) for 6 to 8 minutes or till the broccoli is crisp-tender, rearranging the broccoli mixture once. Let stand, covered, while preparing the orange butter.
4 For the orange butter, in a 1-cup measure cook the butter or margarine and orange juice concentrate, uncovered, on high for 50 to 60 seconds or till the butter is melted.
5 Drain the broccoli mixture. Arrange the orange slices and broccoli mixture on a serving platter.Drizzle orange butter over the broccoli mixture.

6 Sprinkle with sesame seed or almonds before serving.