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Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Spicy Chile and Garlic Broccoli

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.

Cooking Light OCTOBER 2011

  • Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 61
  • Fat: 4.8g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Sodium: 96mg
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