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Broccoli with Red Pepper

 Broccoli with Red Pepper
Karen Davies of Wanipigow, Manitoba shares this colorful side dish. The crisp snap of water chestnuts adds to its great taste.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • 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.