Herbed Broccoli Spears
Our Test Kitchen shows that chopped tomato and a few simple seasonings are all you need to make broccoli a taste sensation for special-occasion suppers.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 pound fresh broccoli, cut into spears
- 1 medium tomato, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
- 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Place 1 in. of water and broccoli in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
- In a skillet, saute the tomato, garlic, onion, salt, basil and oregano in oil for 1 minute or until heated through. Drain broccoli; top with tomato mixture and stir gently.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 48 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Herbed Broccoli Spears in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2003