Baby Broccoli with Orange Sauce
Everyday Food, January/February 2006
- Prep Time 10 minutes
- Total Time 25 minutes
- Yield Serves 4
- Coarse salt
- 2 (about 1 pound) baby broccoli, untrimmed
- 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
- 2 shallots, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes (optional)
- In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook baby broccoli until just tender, 12 to 15 minutes; drain. Transfer to a serving bowl.
- Meanwhile, in a small skillet, combine orange juice, shallots, vinegar, and pepper flakes, if using; simmer over medium heat until reduced to 1/4 cup, 3 to 4 minutes. Spoon sauce over baby broccoli; toss gently.
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