Garlic Broccoli Spears Recipe

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Looking for an effortless way to liven up fresh broccoli? In Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Shirley Glaab tosses cooked spears with garlic and lemon juice for simple, savory results.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh broccoli, cut into spears
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 62 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place the broccoli in a saucepan with a small amount of water; cover and cook until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients. Drain broccoli and place in a serving dish; add lemon mixture and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Broccoli Spears in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p7

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 62 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 17, 2013

"Not good! The garlic and lemon juice combo was a disaster!"

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Reviewed May. 8, 2012

"Yawn. Tastes exactly like broccoli with lemon and garlic. Plain broccoli is just as good."

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