Garlic Broccoli Recipe

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Garlic Broccoli Recipe

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There's nothing like good down-home cooking, and this recipe proves the point.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

Place 1 in. of water in a saucepan; add broccoli. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat the sesame oil, canola oil and red pepper flakes over medium heat for 2 minutes or until hot. Stir in the soy sauce, garlic, sugar and lemon juice. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat.
Drain broccoli and transfer to a serving bowl. Pour garlic sauce over; toss to coat. Serve warm or chilled with a slotted spoon. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Broccoli in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p244

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 92 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 318mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 1-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  1. Place 1 in. of water in a saucepan; add broccoli. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat the sesame oil, canola oil and red pepper flakes over medium heat for 2 minutes or until hot. Stir in the soy sauce, garlic, sugar and lemon juice. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat.
  3. Drain broccoli and transfer to a serving bowl. Pour garlic sauce over; toss to coat. Serve warm or chilled with a slotted spoon. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Broccoli in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p244

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