Seasoned Broccoli Spears
Dressing up broccoli is a snap with this recipe from our Test Kitchen staff. They flavored fresh spears with lemon-pepper, garlic salt and thyme.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1-1/2 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into spears
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- Place the broccoli in a microwave-safe bowl; add water. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until tender; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 66 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 285mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
Originally published as Seasoned Broccoli Spears in Quick Cooking November/December 2004
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