Bacon-Scented Broccoli

Bacon-Scented Broccoli Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry/Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr/Lindsey Lower
Bacon makes everything better! Crumbling a few pieces of the good stuff over this dish adds so much flavor while staying low on calories and fat.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 37
Fat 1.3 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Sodium 164 mg

Ingredients

12 ounces broccoli florets
2 slices center-cut bacon
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Place broccoli florets in a large saucepan of boiling water. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender; drain. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon; cook until crisp. Remove bacon slices from pan with a slotted spoon; crumble. Add broccoli, bacon, pepper, and salt to bacon drippings in pan; cook 1 minute, tossing to coat broccoli.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Robin Bashinsky,

December 2012
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