Lemon-Scented Broccoli With Golden Shallots

Lemon-Scented Broccoli With Golden Shallots

Flavored with a fragrant hint of lemon peel, this simple side is elegant enough for entertaining but easy enough to accompany a standard weeknight dinner.

Learn about more ways to prepare vegetables in "Five Ways to Cook Healthy, Tasty Veggies."
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Ingredients

Directions

Yield:
4 servings

Serving size:
3/4 cup

1. Cut broccoli into florets. Thinly slice 1 cup stems. Place in microwavable casserole dish. Add water. Cover and microwave on high 4 to 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Drain.

2. Meanwhile, heat oil in small skillet over medium heat. Add shallots; cook and stir 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Add shallots, lemon peel, salt, if desired, and pepper to broccoli; toss lightly.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 73 calories, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 40 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 Fat, 2 Vegetable.

Copyright Diabetic Cooking.

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