A microwavable vegetable dish sure to warm up any party or meal.
Author: Walnut Marketing Board/California Walnut Commission - adapted by CalorieKing
Suggestions: Sauce may be made up to 3 days ahead and refrigerated in sealed container. To reheat, microwave 2 minutes on HIGH and stir before serving.
Serves: 8 person(s)
Preparation Time: 30 mins
2 cup broccoli florets and sliced stems
2 cup cauliflower florets
2 cup ¼-inch sliced carrots (4 to 6 medium carrots)
1/3 cup reduced-fat buttery spread
1/4 cup orange juice concentrate (1/4 to 1/3 cup)
2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
4 Tbsp minced green onion
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
3/4 cup chopped California walnuts
Microwave on HIGH 8 to 10 minutes, turning twice, until vegetables are tender but still crisp. Let stand 5 minutes. Pour off any liquid from platter.
SAUCE: Place buttery spread, orange juice concentrate, mustard, green onion, and red pepper flakes in a 4 cup glass measure. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Add walnuts and stir until combined.
Pour walnut sauce over vegetables and serve.
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