Thursday, April 23, 2009

Broccoli with Orange Ginger Pecan Dressing

Serves 6

1 1/2 Pounds Broccoli Florets, .
3/8 Teaspoon Salt
1 1/2 Tablespoons Peanut Oil
3/4 Tablespoon Cane Syrup
3/4 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
3/4 Tablespoon Orange Zest
1 1/2 Tablespoons Orange Juice, juice of 1 orange
3/4 Teaspoon Garlic, minced
3/4 Tablespoon Ginger, chopped
Salt and Pepper, to taste
1/8 Cup Pecans, chopped (get enhanced flavor by toasting in oven for 8 minutes)

  1. Steam broccoli until just fork tender. Do not overcook.
  2. Combine oil, cane syrup, and soy sauce in a food processor. Add orange zest, orange juice, garlic and ginger. Pulse 2-3 times scraping down sides as needed.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. When ready to serve, top broccoli with sauce and pecans and toss gently.
  5. Serve hot as a vegetable side or cold as a salad.

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