This makes a simple. fast side or main that is fairly low in calories & fat. I'm not sure where this recipe originated. It is slightly different than others posted here, so I thought I would add it. I have "very good" in the margin. When I make this, I cook the broccoli very soft so it breaks down, rather than stay in pieces (al dente). It then combines with the rest of the ingredients to "coat" the vermicelli.