Steamed tender-stem Broccoli tossed in Olive oil, garlic & chilli flakes

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by: Keli Paan






Something quick & healthy after all the dishes with loaded calories that I have posted this week. I love eating salads/steamed veggies. This dish is a no fuss yummy solution to feed small hunger pangs. You can even have this alongside a steak or as a hot salad. Love the lovely green colors of this dish. The whiff of sautéed garlic & the hint of spice from the chilli flakes added is heavenly, to bring in a tangy twist I add some lemon juice squeezed before serving this.




ingredients

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serves: 1

Tender-stem broccoli - a handful, washed & drained

1 Lemon - wedge

1 medium-sized Garlic - clove, finely chopped

pinch Chilli flakes - a

1/2 tsp Olive oil -

Salt to taste

Nutrition Facts
Steamed tender-stem Broccoli tossed in Olive oil, garlic & chilli flakes

Servings Per Recipe: 1

Amount per Serving

Calories: 79

  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 1476.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  •     Sugars: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g
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preparation

1.  Add the washed tender-stem broccoli to a steamer which has been set ready to steam. I used a bamboo steamer. Arrange the broccoli so that there is enough space for the steam to move around.

2.  Sprinkle some salt on the stems. Close & steam the stems for about 5-7 minutes. Meanwhile, heat oil in a fry pan & sauté the garlic for about 30s. Now add a pinch of chilli flakes & a pinch of salt. Sauté for 10s. Remember to maintain medium heat. Now add the steamed broccoli stems & toss them around for a minute. Turn off the heat.

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comments

Kathy M

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yummyy!!! this will be a great side dish