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Lime-Buttered Broccoli

 Lime-Buttered Broccoli
“I got tired of serving broccoli the same way every time, so I prepared this recipe.” The simple butter sauce turns the tender florets into something special. — Denise Albers, Freeburg, Illinois
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 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 crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
  • Drizzle butter mixture over broccoli; toss to coat. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 58 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 123 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.