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Lemon-Garlic Broccoli with Yellow Peppers

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Enjoy this flavorful broccoli and bell pepper dish - a side that can be ready in 20 minutes.

Ingredients

4
cups fresh broccoli florets (about 10 oz)
1/2
cup bite-size strips yellow bell pepper
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon water
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4
teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Add broccoli; heat to boiling. Boil uncovered 2 minutes.
  • 2 Add bell pepper; boil 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; remove from saucepan.
  • 3 To same saucepan, add oil and garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until golden. Stir in 1 tablespoon water, the lemon peel and salt. Return broccoli mixture to saucepan; toss to coat.

Expert Tips

Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that, like cabbage, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower, is thought to protect against disease, especially certain types of cancer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
1g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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