Broccoli with Red Pepper Sauce

Broccoli with Red Pepper Sauce

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As if red capsicum is not peppy enough, this tongue-tickling red pepper sauce combines Tabasco sauce and mixed herbs too, in a white sauce like base. This finger-licking sauce forms the perfect base for crunchy veggies like broccoli and onions, as you will realize when you try this recipe. To ensure that your Broccoli with Red Pepper Sauce offers the best texture and flavour, top the veggies with the sauce just before serving.

Broccoli with Red Pepper Sauce recipe - How to make Broccoli with Red Pepper Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients


For The Red Pepper Sauce
1 cup chopped red capsicum
1 tsp cornflour
1 tsp butter
1/4 tsp dried mixed herbs
1/4 tsp tabasco sauce
2 tbsp milk
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 tsp butter
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 1/2 cups blanched broccoli florets
salt to taste

Method
For the red pepper sauce

    For the red pepper sauce
  1. Combine enough water and capsicum in a deep non-stick pan and blanch the capsicum on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Drain and cool completely. Once cooled blend in a mixer to a smooth purée without using any water.
  3. Transfer the puree in a bowl, add the cornflour and mix well.
  4. Combine the butter, red capsicum-cornflour purée, mixed herbs, tobasco sauce, milk and salt in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the broccoli and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Just before serving, place the broccoli mixture on a serving plate and top with the red pepper sauce evenly over it and serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy82 cal
Protein3.1 g
Carbohydrates8.9 g
Fiber2.3 g
Fat3.8 g
Cholesterol9.9 mg
Sodium34.1 mg

Reviews

Broccoli with Red Pepper Sauce
 on 09 Jul 15 03:02 PM
5

Broccoli in red pepper sauce.. this recipe is so simple and quick to make, just a quick stir to the broccoli, and top it with red pepper sauce.. just a perfect one to start a meal.
Broccoli With Red Pepper Sauce
 on 12 Oct 10 05:13 PM
3

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