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Broccoli with Red Pepper Recipe

Broccoli with Red Pepper Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

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.