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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Broccoli with Red Pepper Flakes and Toasted Garlic

The bold, straightforward flavors of garlic and crushed red pepper make this classic Mediterranean broccoli dish appealing to Aaron.

Cooking Light MARCH 2007

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 53
  • Calories from fat: 46%
  • Fat: 2.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 3.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.4g
  • Fiber: 3.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 147mg
  • Calcium: 55mg
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