5-Minute Broccoli

"This is healthy, quick, and delicious. Steaming brings out the flavor and retains the color and most of the nutrients are preserved. It tastes so good when served with the Mediterranean Dressing that follows."
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  • Cut the broccoli florets into quarters and cut the stems into 1/4" pieces; let sit for 5 minutes to bring out the hidden health benefits.
  • Chop or press garlic and let sit for five minutes.
  • Fill the bottom of steamer with 2" of water and bring to a boil.
  • Put in broccoli and let steam for 5 minutes; if the stems are cut any larger than 1/4" you will neet to put them in 1-2 minutes before the florets are added.
  • Transfer to a bowl and add the dressing if desired.
  • The MEDITERRANEAN DRESSING does not have to be made separately; just add it and toss.

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  1. Easy and tasty. Actually 3.5 stars - a bit too tangy for my taste. I added some dried tomatoes for DH which made the fourth star ;-) Thanks for posting, will make this again and play around with it a bit!<br/>Made for Healthy Choices ABC.
  2. Very easy way to do broccoli. I added a bit too much lemon juice so mine was a little too tangy for most in my house but I liked it.


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