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Citrus Simmer Dinner

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Cooking Time: 20 min
Total Time: 30 min


  • 1 ½ cups Florida Orange Juice
  • 4 bundles packaged dried nested vermicelli
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. dried basil or ½ tsp. dried tarragon, crushed
  • 1 (10-oz.) package frozen cauliflower
  • 6 oz. lower-fat and lower-sodium fully cooked ham, cubed
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1. In a large skillet arrange vermicelli, carrots, and onion. Add Florida Orange Juice, chicken broth, and basil. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

2. Add cauliflower and ham. Return to a boil, then reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes more or until pasta and vegetables are tender. Serve immediately.