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Minted Broccoli

Prep time:
5 minutes 
Cooking time:
10 minutes 
Total time:
15 minutes 
Ease of prep:
Easy 
Makes 4 Servings
 
Portion size:
3/4 cup 

x 4 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories:
35.0 
Carbohydrates:
7.0g
Protein:
3.0g
Fat:
1.0g
Cholesterol:
0.0mg
Sodium:
370.0mg

Food Choices

Starch:
0.0 
Vegetable:
1.0 
Fruit:
0.0 
Protein:
0.0 
Fat:
0.0 
Milk:
0.0 
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Impress your dinner guests with our Minted Broccoli recipe. Add mint to lightly sautéed broccoli for a refreshing flavor combination. Only 35 calories per serving for this healthy side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1   lb  broccoli
  • 3/4   tsp  salt
  • 2   Tbsp  lemon juice
  • 1   pinch  freshly ground black pepper
  • 1   Tbsp  fresh mint, chopped

Directions

  1. Remove the tough ends of the broccoli stems, peel the stems, and cut the broccoli into 1/2-inch thick spears.
  2. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and the broccoli and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Drain the broccoli and return it to the pan.
  3. Place the pan over very low heat. Sprinkle with the lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, a few grindings of black pepper, and the mint. Toss gently to combine.

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