Using almonds? You can toast them quickly in the microwave. Place nuts and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine in 1-quart microwavable casserole. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until golden brown.
Make it in the microwave. Arrange broccoli with tops in the center in a rectangular microwavable dish, 11x7x1 1/2 inches. Add 1/4 cup water. Cover with plastic wrap, folding back one side to vent steam. Microwave on High 7 to 9 minutes or until stems are tender; drain. Arrange half of the broccoli in a serving dish. Sprinkle with half of the cheese and bacon; repeat.