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Zesty Broccoli and Artichokes Recipe

Zesty Broccoli and Artichokes Recipe

We grow a lot of broccoli in our garden, so I've experimented with different ways to prepare it. It tastes very good and is good for you.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add broccoli; cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • 2. In a skillet, saute garlic in oil until tender. Add the artichokes and saute for 2 minutes. Add broccoli, salt, pepper and pepper sauce; saute 3 minutes longer or until broccoli is tender. Remove from the heat; sprinkle with lemon juice and Parmesan. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 68 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 308 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.