Broccoli Florets in Lemon Basil Cream Sauce

Campbell's Broccoli Florets in Lemon Basil Cream Sauce Recipe

It's so easy to transform broccoli into an elegant side dish...serve it with this quick-cooking, flavorful sauce.

At a glance


10 min.


20 min.



Servings: about 1 cup each

Cook: 10 min.

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What You'll Need

1 lemon
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 small onion, minced (about 2 tablespoons)
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 dash turmeric
1 1/4 cups half and half
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 package (14 ounces) baby frozen broccoli florets, prepared according to package directions

How to Make It

  • 1

    Grate 1/2 teaspoon zest and squeeze 1 tablespoon juice from the lemon.

  • 2

    Heat the butter in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat.  Add the onion and cook until tender, stirring occasionally.

  • 3

    Add the flour and turmeric to the saucepan and cook and stir for 1 minute.  Gradually stir in the half-and-half, lemon zest, lemon juice, basil and white pepper.  Cook and stir until the mixture boils and thickens.  Spoon the sauce over the broccoli.

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