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Spicy Chile and Garlic Broccoli

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)
Crushed red pepper brings the heat in this Spicy Chile and Garlic Broccoli recipe. Serve this healthy side with lean beef or chicken for a well-rounded and delicious meal.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces broccoli florets (5 cups raw)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 61
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • sodium 96 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange broccoli in a steamer. Steam, covered, 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place broccoli in a large bowl.

  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil, crushed red pepper, and sliced garlic; cook 2 minutes. Add lemon juice. Pour over broccoli. Sprinkle with lemon rind and kosher salt.

Cook's Notes

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