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Broccoli with Walnuts and Cherries Recipe
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Broccoli with Walnuts and Cherries Recipe

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“Power foods—broccoli, walnuts and cherries—star in this delicious, easy recipe.” Joan Ranzini - Waynesboro, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches broccoli, cut into florets (about 6 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 140 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 3-4 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute walnuts and garlic in oil until garlic is tender. Stir in the cherries, salt, pepper flakes and broccoli; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli with Walnuts and Cherries in Healthy Cooking December/January 2010, p28

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 140 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Reviews for Broccoli with Walnuts and Cherries(5)

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Reviewed Feb. 7, 2011

tastes good next time may try dried cranberries instead of cherries just personal preference.

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

I made it at home and loved it to death and did not share it with my husband at all. I took it to work for our potluck and it was the first thing gone. Definitly will eat it again!!

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Reviewed Jan. 31, 2010

I tried it with dried cranberries instead of cherries and it tasted great!

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Reviewed Dec. 20, 2009

This was very delicious! I will definetly make this again!

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Reviewed Nov. 23, 2009

My wife and I made this dish for dinner this evening and were very pleased. We definitely will make this again.

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