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Broccoli and Squash Medley

Cubes of cooked squash and bites of broccoli are dressed up for the holidays with dried cranberries and pecans in this festive side dish.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 14
 

Ingredients

2
bags (12 oz each) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli cuts
2
cups 1/2-inch cubes peeled butternut squash (1 1/2 lb)
1/2
cup orange juice
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
teaspoon salt

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook broccoli as directed on bag; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook squash in orange juice over medium-low heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender but firm.
  • 3 Stir in butter, broccoli, cranberries, pecans, orange peel and salt; toss to coat. Serve immediately.
  • 1 Cook broccoli as directed on bag; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook squash in orange juice over medium-low heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender but firm.
  • 3 Stir in butter, broccoli, cranberries, pecans, orange peel and salt; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Substitute walnuts for the pecans, if you like. Bits of any dried fruit can be substituted for the dried cranberries.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.