Eating My Way Through the Alphabet; Letter B

What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? Be Our Guest: Broccoli Florets in Cashew Sauce! Are you one of those siblings who used to roll your eyes at the idea of being told to “eat your vegetables”? Isn’t it amazing how we outgrow childhood perceptions and turn them into a food-lover’s paradise? I know, right! Take broccoli, for instance. I remember sitting at the table until every tender green floret had been pushed around my plate, refusing to eat another bite. Nowadays, I practically cheer when the waitress says I can substitute broccoli in place of french fries.  
BROCCOLI FLORETS IN CASHEW SAUCE
Ingredients:

1 pound broccoli, cut up and stems removed

1/3 cup unsalted butter

1 tablespoon brown sugar

3 tablespoons Golden Mountain sauce

2 teaspoons garlic vinegar

1/4 teaspoon Mrs. Dash Herb and Garlic Blend

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/3 cup cashews, chopped
Instructions:

Cut the stalk off a head of broccoli with a sharp knife. As you cut through the thickness, the individual florets will fall away into smaller pieces. The crowns will feel tight and springy with the appearance of tight closed buds. Discard stems. Place the florets in a microwave safe covered dish. Add 2 tablespoons water. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes. Carefully remove from microwave oven; drain. In a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar, Golden Mountain sauce, garlic vinegar, Mrs. Dash spices, and garlic cloves. Bring to a boil; stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Mix in the cashews. Ladle cashew sauce over broccoli florets and serve. 

17 thoughts on “Eating My Way Through the Alphabet; Letter B

  1. Oh my goodness I have everything in the house except the golden mountain sauce, which I’ll have to google to find out what’s in it.. Never heard of this sauce before, but I’m going to make this for dinner.. I also love the broccoli and often would want to replace fries with this tasty vegetable.. Are we weird or what? πŸ™‚ giggling…

    Take care, and thank you for this post.. So yummy…
    Laura πŸ™‚

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  2. Aaaawww sometimes looking at the pictures of your food, makes me wanna try them all. I did try 3 already and I was totally impressed. The combination of the veggies and nuts. Just the way I love it. βœ”πŸ’―

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