Italian-Style Broccoli

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
With just a handful of ingredients, this side comes together in a jiffy. Coupled with the ravioli, it’s a menu that might just make you fall in love, Italian-style! —Phyllis Schmalz, Kansas City, KS
Italian-Style Broccoli Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into 2-inch spears
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in oil for 2-3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 114 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 341mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein.