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Broccoli with Red Pepper Flakes and Toasted Garlic

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
The bold, straightforward flavors of garlic and crushed red pepper make this classic Mediterranean broccoli dish appealing to Aaron.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 6 cups broccoli florets (about 1 head)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup water

Nutrition Information

  • calories 53
  • caloriesfromfat 46 %
  • fat 2.7 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 3.3 g
  • carbohydrate 6.4 g
  • fiber 3.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 147 mg
  • calcium 55 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add broccoli, kosher salt, crushed red pepper, and sliced garlic. Sauté 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup water. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook for 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender.

Cook's Notes

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