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Lemon-Balsamic Broccoli

Prep time 3 mins
Cook time 3 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Toss steamed broccoli in a quick sauce to make it even more delicious. Tart lemon and tangy balsamic add tons of flavor to the green veggie.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) package fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 51
  • caloriesfromfat 53 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 4.9 g
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 189 mg
  • calcium 43 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook broccoli according to package directions; keep warm.

  2. Combine butter and remaining ingredients in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until butter melts. Pour butter mixture over broccoli; toss gently to coat.

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