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Broccoli with Sauteed Red Pepper

Slivered almonds and sweet red peppers add crunch to fresh broccoli.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 pound fresh broccoli spears
  • 1 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallot
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Cut broccoli spears in half lengthwise; add to broth. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute red pepper and shallot in oil for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain broccoli; add broccoli, almonds, lemon-pepper and salt to skillet. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 157 calories, 12g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 468mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 6g protein.

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