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Quick Broccoli Side Dish Recipe

Quick Broccoli Side Dish Recipe

Italian seasoning and crunchy pine nuts really jazz up the flavor of this versatile veggie side dish. Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons sherry or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) sliced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts


  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute broccoli in oil for 5 minutes. Add garlic; saute 2 minutes longer or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Add the sherry, pimientos, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; cook and stir until heated through. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 58 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 113mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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fujitanis3 User ID: 5420991 98077
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2010

"My husband loved this! I cannot eat a lot of stuff, however, I enjoy cooking for my husband and this one hit it out of the park!"

rcailloux User ID: 4561232 96553
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2009

"So easy- colorful and tasty! Definitely a keeper!"

rduccini User ID: 316730 164503
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2009

"Quick and easy. Tasty and goes with just about anything."

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