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Pecans contribute heart-healthy, unsaturated fat to this recipe. However, because broccoli is such a low-calorie food, the fat percentage for this recipe is slightly higher than others.

Recipe by Southern Living November 2005

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Arrange broccoli in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Plunge broccoli into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

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  • Heat butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until melted. Add broccoli, pecans, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring gently, 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Nutrition Facts

75 calories; calories from fat 70%; fat 5.8g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 2.3g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 3.3g; carbohydrates 5.3g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 5mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 188mg; calcium 45mg.
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