Puree Of Broccoli Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Broccoli2 Pound, steins peeled and julienned and flowerets made uniformly small (1 bunch)
 Heavy cream1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Whole wheat flour3 Tablespoon
 Plain yogurt1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Freshly ground black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Grated nutmeg1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1135 Calories from Fat 618

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g108.5%

Saturated Fat 42.3 g211.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 208.3 mg

Sodium 1403 mg58.5%

Total Carbohydrates 106 g35.4%

Dietary Fiber 29.5 g118.2%

Sugars 26.4 g

Protein 41 g82.7%

Vitamin A 157.8% Vitamin C 1351.7%

Calcium 77.2% Iron 49.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Cook the stalks in boiling salted water until they are almost tender. Add the flowerets and cook until they are tender.
2. Puree the broccoli in batches in the container of an electric blender or in a food processor, using as much of the cream as needed. Transfer the puree to saucepan.
3. Melt the butter in a small skillet and sprinkle in the flour. Cook, stirring, until the mixture is nut-colored. Do not allow to burn. Stir into the broccoli puree.
4. Stir in the yogurt, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Reheat but do not boil.
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