Butter Braised Broccoli


Author: Julia Child

Serves: 6


1 1/2 tablespoons, butter
1 1/2 quarts, broccoli – cut into medium florets
salt and pepper to taste
4 tablespoons, melted butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Smear the butter inside a 2 quart, fireproof casserole big enough to hold broccoli in 1 or 2 layers
  3. Arrange broccoli in the baking dish and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper, top with melted butter
  4. Lay a round of partially buttered parchment over the broccoli. Cover and heat on top of stove set at medium-high until broccoli begins to sizzle
  5. Remove from stove and place in middle level of preheated oven
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until the florets are tender.

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