Pennsylvania German -Style Broccoli

billy haze


Pennsylvania German cooks,like their German forebears,often serve vegetables with pungent warm dressings.Here steamed broccoli is tossed with a hot vinaigrette that's flavored with bacon,vinegar,nustard and black pepper.
This dish can also be made with frozen broccoli.Use two ten-ounce packages of whole broccoli spears,thawed and well drained,but not steamed


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4 slice
1 lb
broccoli, fresh
1 medium
red bell pepper
1/2 c
cider vinegar
4 tsp
mustard, spicy brown
3/4 tsp
3/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil

How to Make Pennsylvania German -Style Broccoli


  • 1In a medium skillet,cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp,about 10 minutes.Drain the bacon on paper towels,crumble and set aside.Pour off all but 3 tablespoons of bacon fat from the pan,set the pan aside.
  • 2Meanwhile,cut the broccoli into bite-size pieces.steam the broccoli pieces until tey are crisp tender,about 8 minutes.
  • 3Meanwhile,coarsely chop the scallions and bell pepper and place them in a serving bowl
  • 4Add the cooked broccoli to the serving bowl.
  • 5Warm the bacon fatin the skillet over medium heat.Add the vinegar,mustard,sugar,salt and black pepper.Cook,stirring constantly to scrape up the pan drippings.Remove from the heat and stir in the oil.Pour the hot dressing over the vegetables and toss to combine.
  • 6Sprinkle the crumbled bacon over the broccoli and serve

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Course/Dish: Vegetables
Hashtag: #broccoli

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