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 TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 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
- 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 Facts3/4 cup: 62 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Garlic Broccoli Spears in Quick Cooking Premiere 1998