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Broccoli with Sautéed Red Pepper Recipe

Broccoli with Sautéed Red Pepper Recipe

Slivered almonds and sweet red peppers add crunch to fresh broccoli.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 pound fresh broccoli spears
  • 1 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallot
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Cut broccoli spears in half lengthwise; add to broth. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute red pepper and shallot in oil for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain broccoli; add broccoli, almonds, lemon-pepper and salt to skillet. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 157 calories, 12 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 468 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 6 g protein.