Broccoli with Orange Basil sauce
1 lb. fresh broccoli
1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp. water, divided
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
1 tsp. grated orange peel
salt to taste
2 tsp. cornstarch
Trim off large leaves of broccoli
and trim tough ends. Wash completely and
cut into spears. Arrange broccoli in a vegetable steamer over boiling
Cover and steam 5 minutes or until tender but still crisp. Set aside.
Combine 1/3 cup water, orange juice, and next 3 ingredients in a small
saucepan and bring to a boil. Combine the remaining tbsp. of water with
the cornstarch and stir well. Add to saucepan and cook one minute,
constantly. Spoon over steamed broccoli.