Broccoli with Grainy Mustard

Recipe featured at the Cooking for Your Health demonstration, August 25, 2010.
By: Gayle Schmidt, Manager of Public Education at The New York Botanical Garden

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  • 2 heads of broccoli
  • 2/3 cup of chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme (or ½ teaspoon dried)
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt or sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the broth and thyme to a low boil. Add broccoli and
  2. cook for about 5 minutes, when its color is bright green and is fork-tender.
  3. 2. Turn off heat. Remove broccoli with a slotted spoon and place in a serving dish.
  4. 3. To the broth, add yogurt and mustard. Whisk until evenly mixed.
  5. 4. Pour sauce over broccoli and serve.

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