Lemon Broccoli

Finish this dish with a splash of balsamic vinegar for an extra flavor punch.


4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 11 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 57
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Protein 3.9 g
Carbohydrate 6.9 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 395 mg
Caloriesfromfat 36 %
Fiber 3.4 g
Calcium 60 mg


2 teaspoons olive oil
Cooking spray
1 pound broccoli, trimmed and cut into florets
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/8 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray. Add broccoli and garlic. Sauté 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove broccoli mixture; keep warm.

Add broth and next 4 ingredients to pan. Bring to a boil. Cook 3 minutes or until liquid is reduced to 1/4 cup. Add broccoli mixture, and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.