Although most people think there is nothing boring about fried chicken, it sure can get a lift. And this side dish of creamed broccoli does a stunning job. Not only is it a side dish, it also provides a rich sauce for any fried, grilled or broiled dish.

Creamed Broccoli

Originally published in February of 2014, this recipe is being republished with a printer-friendly format.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Connie Veneracion


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pinches pepper
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped bell peppers
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup cream


  • Heat the butter in a frying pan. Add the chopped onion. Sprinkle with half of the salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat until the onion caramelizes.
  • Add the peppers and broccoli florets. Sprinkle with the remaining salt and pepper. Cook for a few minutes, tossing often, just until the broccoli florets are done.
  • Pour in the cream. Cook just until the cream turns bubbly.
  • Serve alongside your fried, grilled or broiled meat, seafood or vegetables.