Broccoli and Red Pepper Toss

Just a little seasoning is all it takes to turn broccoli into something special!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups broccoli flowerets
1/2
cup diced red bell pepper
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
garlic clove, finely chopped
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/8
teaspoon salt
  • 1 Heat 6 cups water to boiling in 2-quart saucepan. Add broccoli. Heat to boiling; boil uncovered 2 minutes.
  • 2 Add bell pepper to saucepan. Boil 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; remove from saucepan.
  • 3 Add butter to saucepan. Cook garlic in butter over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until golden. Stir in lemon juice and salt. Return broccoli mixture to saucepan; toss to coat.

Expert Tips

Have you tried broccoflower, the new vegetable that’s a hybrid of broccoli and cauliflower? This side dish is just as tasty and pretty if you use broccoflower instead of the broccoli.

Skip the garlic chopping, and use 1 teaspoon of finely chopped garlic from a jar instead.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
26 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 g
4 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
85 mg
85 %;
Total Carbohydrate
3 g
3 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
28%;
Vitamin C
54%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.