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Broccoli in White Wine Sauce

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675g / 1 1/2lb Broccoli
25g / 1oz Butter
1 Garlic Clove, crushed
2 tbsp Cornflour
150ml / 5fl.oz. White Wine
Salt and Pepper
1/4 teasp Dried Mixed Herbs

  • Cut the broccoli into bite-sized pieces, wash well then place in a pan of boiling salted water. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Drain well, reserving 240ml / 8fl.oz of the cooking water. Keep the broccoli hot whilst you make the sauce.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan then remove from the heat. Add the garlic and cornflour and mix well.
  • Gradually add the wine and reserved cooking liquor.
  • Return the pan to a low heat and stir constantly until it thickens. Add the herbs and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the broccoli to the sauce and heat gently, mixing well. Serve immediately.

Serves 4