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broccoli with bacon and toasted almonds

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

When I saw this recipe I wondered if it could be served either hot or cold, and I don't see why not. Cold, it could be a tasty salad, and hot it would be a wonderful side dish. I think I will try it both ways! Recipe & photo:

★★★★★ 1
serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For broccoli with bacon and toasted almonds

  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp
    coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 slice
    bacon, chopped
  • 8 c
    broccoli florets, cooked
  • 2 Tbsp
    sliced, toasted almonds
  • 2 Tbsp
    shredded parmesan cheese

How To Make broccoli with bacon and toasted almonds

  • 1
    In a small bowl, mix together Italian seasoning, pepper, garlic powder, and salt; set aside.
  • 2
    In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy. Remove and set aside to drain on paper towels.
  • 3
    Add the cooked broccoli to the skillet; cook, stirring, until heated through.
  • 4
    Sprinkle broccoli with the seasoning mixture, bacon, and almonds; toss gently, mixing well. Top with Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.
  • 5
    NOTE: Optional method: when done, cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours and serve cold.