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Broccoli Amandine

Dad's version

Servings: 2

  • 1 head broccoli
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/8 cup almond slices, crushed
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  1. Melt half butter in small saucepan over low heat
  2. Crush the almond slices in your hand and add to the butter
  3. Stir frequently and cook over low heat until the mixture starts to turn brown.
  4. Add the crushed garlic and stir a few times. Quickly add the remaining butter and stir.
  5. Remove from heat and reserve.
  6. Steam or boil the broccoli as desired. Drain.
  7. Heat up the butter/almond sauce at the last minute and add the broccoli to this mixture.
  8. Squeeze on the fresh lemon juice. Stir and serve.

Jill's version

What I do is pretty simple... I use my smallest pot. I put in about 1 ... tbs of butter... just enough so that when it is melted it covers the bottom of the pan. Then I crumble the almonds in. I swirl them around on medium low heat until they start to brown. (they can burn really fast so you have to watch them.) I usually then put the almonds on top of the broccoli and squeeze a half of a lemon all over it and mix it all together. I like it really lemon-y so you can use less if you don't.

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