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Garlic Broccoli Spears

 Garlic Broccoli Spears
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.
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
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.