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Cajun Spiced Broccoli Recipe

Cajun Spiced Broccoli Recipe

I usually make this minus the Creole seasoning, but a few weeks ago, I decided to try adding a different spice just to see what would happen. I loved it! It's garlicy, spicy and crunchy! —Krista Frank, Krista Frank, Rhododendron, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon Creole seasoning

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute broccoli in oil until crisp-tender, adding the garlic and Creole seasoning during the last 2 minutes of cooking. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: The following spices may be substituted for 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning: 1/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and a pinch each of dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 107 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 166 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.