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Zesty Broccolini and Garlic

Per Serving

Zesty Broccolini and Garlic

Makes: 8
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories 60
Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 8 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 35 mg (without added salt)
Protein 4 g
Choices: Vegetable 2, Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 8
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes


1 Tbsp. olive oil
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2 lbs. broccolini, stems trimmed
1/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
pinch crushed red pepper
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tsp. fresh lemon zest


  1. Heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add the garlic, and sauté for about 5 to 6 minutes, or just until the garlic starts to brown. Add in the broccolini, broth, crushed red pepper, salt, and black pepper. Cover the pan, and let it steam on medium-high heat until the broccolini turns bright green and is tender, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Add in the lemon juice and zest, and serve immediately.

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