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Garlic Broccoli Spears

Looking for an effortless way to liven up fresh broccoli? In Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Shirley Glaab tosses cooked spears with garlic and lemon juice for simple, savory results.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh broccoli, cut into spears
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place the broccoli in a saucepan with a small amount of water; cover and cook until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients. Drain broccoli and place in a serving dish; add lemon mixture and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 62 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Shamealah
    Oct 17, 2013

    Not good! The garlic and lemon juice combo was a disaster!

  • deannasnz
    May 8, 2012

    Yawn. Tastes exactly like broccoli with lemon and garlic. Plain broccoli is just as good.