Broccoli with Red Pepper Recipe
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Broccoli with Red Pepper Recipe

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Karen Davies of Wanipigow, Manitoba shares this colorful side dish. The crisp snap of water chestnuts adds to its great taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 sweet red pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 2 vegetable 1-1/2 fat; also, 117 calories, 28 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol, 17 gm carbohydrates, 3 gm protein, 7 gm fat.


  1. In a skillet, stir-fry broccoli, ginger and garlic in oil for 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Add red pepper and water chestnuts; stir-fry just until heated through, about 1 minute. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli with Red Pepper in Taste of Home April/May 1993, p22

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