Broccoli With Carmelized Onions And Toasted Pine Nuts (or Almonds)

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" Here is yet another recipe that will encourage veggie haters to eat them. The carmelized onions, pine nuts and balsamic give a super mellow taste to the broccoli. Do not overcook the broccoli only steam for about 5 minutes. The recipe was originally from Eating Well Magazine "

Original recipe yields 3 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (312 g)
  • Calories 229.7
  • Total Fat - 13.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 76.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 24.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7 g
  • Sugars - 7.6 g
  • Protein - 7.9 g
  • Calcium - 109.6 mg
  • Iron - 2.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 165.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Heat the tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium low heat, add onion and slowly cook the onion, stirring often until it is golden, add the vinegar continue cooking for 3 more minutes, stirring. The vinegar will now be evaporated and the onions carmelized. About 20-25 minutes

Step 2

Have water boiling in the bottom of a steamer pot and 5 minutes before your onions are ready add broccoli to the top of the steamer and steam for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper

Step 3

Add broccoli to a serving bowl mix in onions and pine nuts or serve your broccoli on the individual plates, top with onion, sprinkle on pine nuts and enjoy

Tips & Variations

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