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broccoli garlic sauce
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BROCCOLI WITH GARLIC SAUCE

Simmer the sauce to thicken.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Joe

Ingredients

  • 3 cups broccoli florets , steamed until fork tender, 5 or 6 mins
  • cup olive oil
  • 5 large cloves garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 lg shallot , finely chopped, or 1/4 medium yellow onion
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil on medium low, add shallots and cook for 4 minutes
  • Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add wine, parsley, basil and thyme, cook until reduced by half, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Add creme and salt and pepper and simmer until thickened. 10 to 15 minutes
  • Puree the sauce in a blender. Carefully pulse the hot sauce. Blend for about 1 minute.
  • Strain the sauce with a fine strainer, press the cream through with a spatula.
  • Serve hot on vegetables

Notes

Use a yellow onion instead of a shallot. This gives the sauce a sweeter, onion flavor.
Combine the broccoli and sauce in a serving bowl.