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Lemony Broccoli Spears

Photo: Jennifer Causey Styling: Lindsey Lower

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Peeled stems cook more evenly.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound broccoli
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 58
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 1.9 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 176 mg
  • calcium 57 mg
  • sugars 0 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 0 g

How to Make It

  1. Trim broccoli stems to about 3 inches in length; peel stems. Cut broccoli lengthwise into spears.

  2. Place broccoli in a large skillet; add 1/4 cup water. Bring to a boil; cover and cook 5 minutes. Uncover; stir in remaining ingredients.