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Zesty Lemon Broccoli

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

“I invented this recipe when I began changing my eating habits to incorporate more vegetables into my diet. This broccoli tastes so decadent, you won’t know it’s healthy.” —Brooke Szczepanski, Gloucester, Virginia
Zesty Lemon Broccoli Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

Directions

  1. Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the butter, lemon zest, juice, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper. Add broccoli and pine nuts; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 97 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 202mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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