Broccoli with Red Pepper Flakes and Toasted Garlic

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
The bold, straightforward flavors of garlic and crushed red pepper make this classic Mediterranean broccoli dish appealing to Aaron.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Lia Huber,

March 2007