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Sautéed Broccoli

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

10 servings

I invented this recipe while looking for a different way to cook broccoli that was lower in fat and sodium. Quick, colorful and tasty, it makes a quick and easy accompaniment to a variety of meals.—Jim MacNeal, Waterloo, New York
Sautéed Broccoli Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 12 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, saute onion and red pepper in oil for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in the broccoli, water, garlic, salt and pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5-6 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 82 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 142mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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