Broccoli with Sweet Red Pepper and Garlic

Add color—and nutrition—to your plate with a 20-minute vegetable side dish.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cups broccoli florets
1
large red bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
small onion, coarsely chopped (1/2 cup)
3
tablespoons water
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  • 2 Stir garlic into hot oil. Immediately add broccoli, bell pepper, onion and water. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring constantly, until broccoli is crisp-tender and onion is beginning to brown. Stir in salt.
  • 3 Place in serving dish; top with cheese.

Expert Tips

Serve over hot cooked fettuccine to accompany a meal of plain rotisserie chicken.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
90%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.