This cleaning eating recipe will leave your taste buds watering for more healthy and delicious citrus flavored braised broccoli. With minimal prep time and cook time of 5 minutes, and yielding 4-6 servings, this side is a must learn for foodies and aspiring cooks alike.
This dish proves the delightful flexibility that oranges lend to anyone in the kitchen. Eat them stand alone as a snack or dessert, or get creative and infuse them into any main dish or side recipe too! Make sure your next batch of oranges comes from us at CeeBee’s Citrus. We are a family-owned grove in Odessa, FL specializing in rare citrus varieties. Our fruit is picked and packed to order so it arrives at your door fresh and juicy!
1/4 cup / 60 ml freshly squeezed orange juice
1 14-ounce can crushed tomatoes
1 head of broccoli, florets and stalks trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces
1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese shavings
2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds
In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the orange juice and tomatoes.
Bring to a boil and stir in the broccoli.
Stir in the oregano and red pepper flakes, then cook until the broccoli it just tender and bright green – a couple minutes (Do your best to avoid overcooking the broccoli).
Season with salt and pepper, and transfer to a serving dish
Drizzle with the olive oil, and sprinkle with the cheese and almonds before serving.
Adapted from True Food: True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure by Andrew Weil, M.D., Sam Fox, and Michael Stebner