Lemony Steamed Broccoli

Interested in trying the Mediterranean diet? Why not give this simple steamed broccoli side a try? With only four ingredients, it’s a cinch to prepare!

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Ingredients

Directions

1. Break broccoli into florets. Discard large stems. Trim smaller stems; cut stems into thin slices. Place 2 to 3 inches of water and steamer basket in large saucepan; bring water to a boil. Add broccoli; cover. Steam 6 minutes, or until crisp-tender.

2. Place broccoli in serving bowl. Add butter and lemon juice; toss lightly to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1/4 of total recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 59, Carbohydrates: 6 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 8 mg, Sodium: 62 mg, Fiber: 3 g

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


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