You could serve this tasty sauce over cauliflower and asparagus too.  This is another recipe from Cookery for Entertaining, Jeri and I used this also when we were catering.  I now use it at home for my family. Its a nice change from just broccoli.


brocolli and olive nut sauce



Broccoli With Olive-Nut Sauce

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Serving Size: 8


  • 1/4 lb. butter
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds (2 oz.)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 (2-1/4 oz.) can sliced ripe olives, drained, you can slice your own
  • 3 lbs. fresh broccoli, trimmed
  • water


  1. Melt butter in a small skillet. Add almonds, lemon juice, garlic and olives. Let stand 1 hour to blend flavors Reheat before serving. May be refrigerated overnight and reheated.
  2. Place broccoli in a small amount of boiling water. Cover and cook until tender. Drain. Place in a serving dish. Pour sauce over broccoli. Makes 8 servings


Categories: Featured, Vegetables

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