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Home Health Library Recipes Broccoli with garlic and lemon

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup
Calories 45

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 1 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Total fat 1 g
Sodium 153 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

This tasty side dish pairs crisp broccoli with lemon zest and minced garlic and can be ready in less than 10 minutes.


(Serves 4)
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add the broccoli to the boiling water and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Drain broccoli.

In a small saute pan over medium-high, heat the oil. Add the garlic and saute for 30 seconds. Add broccoli, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Combine well and serve.

Last Updated: February 23rd, 2018