Broccoli Italian Style

Broccoli Italian Style

Broccoli Italian Style


Makes 4 servings


1-1/4 pounds broccoli
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
Dash black pepper


  1. Trim broccoli, discarding tough part of stems. Cut broccoli into florets with 2-inch stems. Peel remaining broccoli stems; cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices.
  2. Bring 1 quart water to a boil in large saucepan over high heat. Add broccoli; return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-high. Cook, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes or until broccoli is fork-tender. Drain; arrange evenly in serving dish.
  3. Combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, parsley and pepper in small bowl. Pour over broccoli, turning to coat. Let stand, covered, 1 to 2 hours before serving to allow flavors to blend.

Nutritional Information

Calories 44
Calories from Fat 26 %
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat trace g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 29 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 1-1/2

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