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    Steamed Broccoli Italian Style

    Steamed Broccoli Italian Style. Photo by Chef*Lee

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    25 mins

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    Gina Farina's Note:

    My Italian mother made broccoli at least 2 times a week, every week -- and now I do the same for my DH and 3 sons: they devour mountains of this broccoli. It's so good for you!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Rinse the broccoli and trim off the very bottom of the thick stem. You can either steam the entire head whole or cut it up into florets.
    2. 2
      Steam the broccoli (but don't over cook it).
    3. 3
      Lay out on a platter.
    4. 4
      Drizzle with lots of fresh lemon juice.
    5. 5
      Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil to taste.
    6. 6
      (Optional) add fresh minced garlic to taste.
    7. 7
      Add salt and pepper to taste.
    8. 8
      This can be served either hot or room temperature.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 24, 2014

      55

      How my mom always made broccoli too. It is quick and simple and tasty. We used Meyer lemons from our tree and that's the best part!

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    • on June 05, 2012

      55

      It doesn't get better than this. Fresh, flavorful, outstanding flavor (including the fresh garlic). Sometimes I sprinkle it with a bit of grated parmesan or Balsamic vinegar instead of lemon. Many thanks for your lovely recipe.

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    • on September 24, 2009

      55

      LOVED IT! My husband and I ate the whole bowl! Followed instructions accept for the salt. I thought the garlic would over power it, but it didn't. The lemon is what made it so light fresh and yummy! I had it with grilled chicken, but I know this will go well with fish steak or anything. Healthy too! Thanks for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Steamed Broccoli Italian Style

    Serving Size: 1 (101 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 51.6
     
    Calories from Fat 5
    75%
    Total Fat 0.5 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 50.1 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.0 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
    15%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 4.2 g
    8%

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