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Chimichurri Broccoli

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4
Versatile chimichurri sauce brightens the flavor of simply steamed broccoli in Chimichurri Broccoli.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 2 teaspoons fresh oregano
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 cups broccoli florets, steamed

Nutrition Information

  • calories 98
  • fat 7.4 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 0.0 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 175 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place parsley, shallots, oregano, and garlic in a mini food processor; pulse until minced. Add canola oil, lime juice, salt, cumin, and crushed red pepper; process until blended. Toss with steamed broccoli florets.

Cook's Notes

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