Lemony Steamed Broccoli


Makes 4 servings


1 pound broccoli
1 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoons lemon juice
Salt and black pepper


  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.

Nutritional Information

Calories 59
Calories from Fat 44 %
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 62 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 1
Fat 1/2

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