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Microwaved Seasoned Broccoli Spears Recipe

Microwaved Seasoned Broccoli Spears Recipe

Add a few simple herbs to this microwave-fast recipe for a nutritious veggie side dish. Melissa Just - Minneapolis, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place broccoli in a large microwave-safe bowl. Combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over broccoli; toss to coat. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Yield: 5 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 41 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 122 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.