Enjoy this flavorful broccoli and bell pepper dish - a side that can be ready in 20 minutes.
cups fresh broccoli florets (about 10 oz)
cup bite-size strips yellow bell pepper
tablespoon olive oil
clove garlic, finely chopped
teaspoon grated lemon peel
In 3-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Add broccoli; heat to boiling. Boil uncovered 2 minutes.
Add bell pepper; boil 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; remove from saucepan.
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.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 2 1/2g
- 2 1/2%
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.